All behavior is communicating something.
It is easy to react and even feel offended by our children’s comments and behaviors. We instinctively react out of anger to protect our feelings and to preserve our identity as a good parent.
However, when we respond out of anger and frustration to our child’s behaviors, we miss the message they are really trying to send.
Is it easy to do every time? Of course not! We can’t expect to, because we’re not perfect parents.
But, if we want to have a genuine and responsive connection with our children and hear their true need, we need to dig deeper.
Here are the keys to improve your listening skills:
Create a special time and place for listening.
Use active listening.
Here are Tips on Listening to Your Child:
Coach Benjamin Mizrahi. Educator. Learning Specialist. Family Coach. Father. Husband.
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