Talking With Teens
Improve conversations with your children. Strengthen your family relationships. Gain techniques, tips and tricks for effective communication.
When the topic is tough, it’s hard to begin important conversations with teenagers. Gain tips for when, where and how to communicate most effectively.
Why not jump to conclusions about what your teens are thinking or feeling? Because your assumptions may leave you or your teens feeling hurt or defensive when what they need is support and the ability to work things out on their own. Here’s more.
It isn’t easy to bring up tough topics with teens. When it comes to hard issues, learn how to start important conversations. When, where and how you communicate are key.
Learning to listen, without reacting, sends a signal to our teens that it’s okay for them to talk to us. Learn more about a skill that sounds easier than it is sometimes.
When conflict arises during conversations between parents and teens, choosing the word “I” instead of “you” can make a big difference in a positive outcome. Here’s why.
Providing and accepting criticism isn’t always easy. But when done in an effective way, it can teach and build resilience. Learn more.