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The Opposite of COMBAT bridges the disciplines of child development and parent education with mediation, bringing parents and caregivers the knowledge and skills necessary to help children of all ages navigate their own conflicts, collaborate to solve their own problems, deepen their sibling relationships, and develop trust and confidence in their decision-making abilities.


Written by mediator and parent educator Susan North, this book helps parents resolve sibling disputes using time-honored conflict resolution techniques. Parents and caregivers will learn a step-by-step protocol, enlivened by real-world conflict scenarios. Included are tips for making mediation work, as well as commonsense tools for improving everyday family communication.  


In this book, parents and caregivers will learn:


  • To think of conflict in a new way
  • To help kids manage strong feelings effectively
  • To guide siblings toward peaceful conflict resolution


Empower siblings with the skills to be life-long collaborators, problem-solvers, and independent thinkers.

The Opposite of COMBAT

  • Paperback: 260 pages

    Publisher: goodmedia press 

    Language: English

    ISBN-13: 978-1-7327046-5-7

    Product Dimensions: 9 x 0.558 x 9 inches

    Shipping Weight: .828 pound

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