"Unconditional Parenting is going to make you think - hard - about the type of relationship you want to have with
your child, about your parenting priorities, and about how to avoid many of the mistakes of our predecessors. It's
what we've come to expect from Alfie Kohn, and this is unquestionably one of his most persuasive,
important works. For your sake and your child's…read it!"
-- Ross W. Greene,
The Explosive Child
"This book underscores an important parenting principle: Discipline is more about having
the right relationship with your child than having the right techniques."
-- William Sears, The Baby Book and
The Discipline Book
"I found myself wanting to underline every other sentence of Unconditional Parenting,
which is different from - and a refreshing challenge to - most other books about raising children.
It's entertaining enough so that you can read it quickly, but it's so packed with thought-provoking
ideas that you'll want to take your time."
-- Barbara Coloroso, Kids Are Worth It!
"A gift to parents! Armed with voluminous research, Alfie Kohn exposes the harm inherent
in widely accepted disciplinary practices and offers a variety of powerful alternatives
that make it possible for children to become their most thoughtful, caring, responsible selves."
-- Adele Faber, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen...and
Listen so Kids Will Talk
"Alfie Kohn holds a crucial position in the American dialogue on parenting. Unconditional
Parenting is a very important book that can challenge, support, and even change our perspective
on what parents do."
--Michael Gurian, The Wonder of Boys
"Alfie Kohn does it again: He takes a topic (parenting) that has been studied and written
about for years and gives us a wise way of adjusting our lenses so that we really see it
clearly. He doesn't give simple rules, he gives deep understanding and a core foundation for
-- JoAnn Deak, Girls Will be Girls
Click here for an interview with Alfie Kohn about Unconditional Parenting.