Words matter. This post shares parent phrases to avoid and what to say instead to connect and foster well-being in kids and teens.
In simple terms, healthy communication happens when two people or a group have a discussion, and those involved feel heard and respected.
Deep listening is an essential but increasingly rare skill these days. Yet, it is key to fostering meaningful, supportive relationships.
Over the years, these simple phrases have helped me validate my kids’ experiences, stay engaged in their lives, and instill confidence. Do you have a phrase that works like magic in your family?
With parents balancing work and their kids’ home learning needs, it’s not surprising that many families are struggling to find their school groove.
With the constant stream of negative news about coronavirus and so much uncertainty, many kids are feeling fear and anxiety right now. Here’s how parents can help.
How can parents best support their kids as they head back-to-school? Here are three ways to help kids navigate the bumps in the road.
Family conflict and arguments are inevitable. Differing needs and expectations create friction. These three steps will transform arguments in your home.
Do emotional outbursts in your family tend to follow a certain pattern? Often in relationships, we get into a habit of reacting a certain way, even if it doesn’t work well. Strong emotions can be overwhelming for kids and parents…
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