Calm Parents, Happy Siblings: How to stop the fighting and raise friends for life by Dr. Laura Markham

Calm Parents, Happy Siblings presents hands-on, research-based advice on:

Creating deep connections with each one of your children, so that each truly believes that you couldn’t possibly love anyone else more.

Fostering a loving family culture that encourages laughter and minimizes fighting.

Teaching your children healthy emotional self-management and conflict resolution skills – so that they can work things out with each other, get their own needs met and respect the needs of others.

Helping your kids forge a close lifelong sibling bond, as well as the relationship skills they will need for a life of healthy friendships, work relationships, and eventually their own family bonds.


Dr. Laura Markham earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University, but she’s also a mum, so she understands how tough it is to be a parent. A leading advocate for parents and children, Dr. Laura is the founding editor of, an extensive website serving up Aha! Moments to parents of babies through teens.

Dr. Laura is the author of the bestselling Calm Parent, Happy Kids: The Secrets of Stress-Free Parenting, which has been published in 12 languages and continues to rack up daily five star reviews on Amazon, as parents attest to the power of her approach of connection, coaching, and parental self-regulation.

Dr. Laura’s Facebook and Twitter have large and active followings who are engaged in applying her ideas. She writes a coaching post several times a week to a rapidly growing world-wide list of over 85,000 subscribers.

She lives in New York with her husband and has two children, age 19 and 23.

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