parenting workshopParenting Speaker, Nancy Samalin, M.S., is a pioneer in the field of parent education. She is one of the leading keynote speakers on parenting issues in the US, Canada & abroad, known for her practical, concrete advice combined with a highly entertaining delivery.

She is the founder and director of PARENT GUIDANCE WORKSHOPS, located in New York City, and has been conducting parenting workshops for parents & grandparents of toddlers through teens through several decades.

She is a highly-acclaimed author of four best-selling parenting books and frequent guest on national TV & radio. national media

did you knowNancy, a pioneer in parent education, has been working with parents and professionals for over four decades!

"When you say no, if even a tiny little bit of you means 'well, maybe', kids are like bloodhounds. They'll sniff it out and wear you down. I call that the 'sandpaper technique'".
Nancy Samalin

Featured Book:
Loving without Spoiling

Do you find yourself asking things like . . .

How do I cure the gimmies?
How do I survive a public meltdown?
How do I stop yelling all the time?
How do I stop bribing my child?
How do I learn to lighten up?
How do I stop hovering?

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LOVING YOUR CHILD IS NOT ENOUGH: Positive Discipline that Works


LOVING EACH ONE BEST: A Caring and Practical Approach to
Raising Siblings

LOVING WITHOUT SPOILING: And 100 Other Timeless Tips for Raising Terrific Kids

Nancy's books, which have been translated into many languages, are available in paperback, Kindle and NOOK and can be purchased at and other retailers.

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Parenting speaker
Nancy Samalin

Nancy has been the keynote speaker for countless schools, universities and organizations.

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Is your kid a spoiled brat

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10 Mommy No-Nos that Fuel Sibling Rivalry

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