“With effective listening and talking, many parenting issues never become problems in the first place.”
Mastering how to effectively talk and listen to your child can truly make your parenting journey smoother and more pleasurable. It also teaches your child valuable communication skills that they can use with their siblings, peers, other family members, and other individuals in their lives.
In the Parenting Tip of the Week titled, How to Talk, How to Listen author Shari Steelsmith gives “two gold-standard tools to help us communicate better”, I-Statements and Active Listening. These two tools alone can help all parents and children communicate effectively and therefore tame parent-child conflict.
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