It takes great skill to understand how to talk to your kids at any given moment.
- Send a Clear Message to Your Kids and Teens
When you want to get a point across to your kids and teens, you have to send a clear message. The clear message, as opposed to one that is full of innuendo and sarcasm, tells your child exactly what you want from them. It does not say one thing and mean another. It shows your child that you understand what they are telling you and this is your answer.
- Parenting Skills: How to Listen to Your Kids
When someone is listened to, that person feels accepted and understood. When you listen to your child, you strengthen their sense of belonging in the family and the bond you have between the two of you. Take the Parenting Quiz: Do You Listen to Your Kids?