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Communicate With Your Kids (7 of 7)

The bottom line of talking with your kids is to simply TALK. Start talking when they’re young, talk wherever you are and whatever you’re doing. Keep talking until you’re blue in the face and one day they will listen and it will all be worth it. As important as talking, …

Communicate With Your Kids (6 of 7)

Continuing with our series on communicating with your kids, this time we’ll be talking about listening instead of talking.   LISTEN, DON’T JUDGE AND BE HONEST – GIVE THEM SPACE And most of all, stay calm. I know our first instinct usually is to protect them from what we know …

Communicate With Your Kids (5 of 7)

START THEM YOUNG Raising kids is a time sensitive activity. You have but a few years to influence the individuals your children will grow up to be. The earlier you start doing things like communicating with them, the better. Like everything we do, we do it better when we’re used …

Communicate With Your Kids (4 of 7)

Continuing our series on communicating with your kids, today let’s talk about their world. LEARN THEIR WORLD Our children live in a technology driven world and it is where they are most comfortable communicating. Learn to navigate their world and you’ll be surprised at what you can learn. Here’s more …

How to Talk With Your Kids (3 of 7)

Continuing our series on keeping the lines of communication open with our kids, here is the third set of comments about talking to your kids…anywhere. TALK ABOUT ANYTHING ANYWHERE When I was young, the big thing was the ‘family meeting’. This is when the family sets time aside to all …

How to Talk With Your Kids (2 of 7)

My giveaway on Communicating With Your Kids has generated a lot of useful tips and comments on how parents foster good communication with their children and I thought it would be a shame to let them wallow in the comments section so here I have compiled some of those comments …

How To Talk To Your Kids Series (1 of 7)

We all have our own style of parenting our children and probably foremost in our method of parenting is the way we keep the lines of communication open with our children. I recently asked readers, “how you communicate with kids?” and the response has been varied and valuable. I didn’t …