Nancy Samalin, a pioneer in the field of
parent education, has worked with parents, educators and health care
professionals throughout the U.S. and abroad since 1976.
- Parent Educator
- Workshop Leader
- Loving Without
Why It's OK To Be Unpopular With Your Child
Alternatives To Yelling, Nagging, Bribing &
- What To Do When
Kids Drive You Up the Wall
- How To Handle
Your Challenging Child
- Diminish Sibling
Rivalry And Fighting
- Survival Skills
For Parents Of Teens
||Nancy's latest Book:
We all want to raise children who are caring, compassionate, honest, and
responsible. In LOVING WITHOUT SPOILING, best-selling
author Nancy Samalin will help you find better ways to set loving limits
without spoiling or overindulging your child.
Acknowledged as one of the most influential and widely
respected parenting authorities in the field, Nancy offers introductory and
advance workshops for parents of toddlers through teens. She
specializes in a hands-on approach that combines practical advice with an
upbeat and humorous speaking style. Instead of talking in
generalities, Nancy Samalin's presentations are full of entertaining
dialogues and anecdotes that create instant rapport with her audiences.
Her warm and witty keynote speeches are often followed by an in-depth
question and answer period.
Nancy is married and the mother of two children. She
discovered first-hand how difficult it is to be a parent. She became
aware of the self-defeating patterns many of us repeat with our children,
despite our love and good intentions. Convinced that others could
benefit from the parenting skills she had acquired, Nancy Samalin founded
Parent Guidance Workshops more than two decades ago. She received her Master's Degree in counseling
from Bank Street College of Education.
She is a frequent guest on many national TV shows
including The Today Show, 20/20, Good
Morning America, Dateline/NBC, CBS This Morning, and CNN. Nancy is a
former contributing editor for PARENTS Magazine and BOTTOM LINE/PERSONAL.
Nancy Samalin founded Parent Guidance Workshops in
1976 to help parents and educators communicate more effectively with
children of all ages. These unique and lively programs teach
positive discipline skills that diminish conflict at home and in the
classroom, improve relationships and heighten the joy of parenting and
These workshops help participants
- Encourage Cooperation
- Express Anger without Insult
- Diminish Sibling Rivalry
- Raise Children's Self-Esteem
- Find alternatives to Punishing and Nagging
- Build Responsibility and Autonomy
- Cope when Parents Disagree over Discipline
|"We were sorry when the
night ended, as we could have listened and learned from you for hours
more. Even the most skeptical 'I've heard it all' parents were
enthusiastic and genuinely impressed with your talk."
|"Out of the many speakers
we have had, you were by far the most dynamic. You were the one
individual who kept our audience captive with all those wonderful
experiences and anecdotes."
can't imagine what I could say that would convey to you what a wonderful
job you did of presenting to our group last June. Your performance
exceeded all our expectations. You practical information, advice
and observations, wrapped in your delightful sense of humor, were a gift
to those in attendance that will last for years to come."
Family & Children Services