14 Jun '11, 5pm

3 Parent-Child Communication Traps: I am delighted to share with you an interview I had with Vanessa Van Petten,...

3 Parent-Child Communication Traps: I am delighted to share with you an interview I had with Vanessa Van Petten,...

Do you ever wonder what happened to the sweet child you once had — the one who talked with you about anything and everything? Where did he go? Did he morph into a sullen, closed down kid? Will he ever come back or is he gone forever? I hope you never lose your ability to communicate with your kids — even when you feel inadequate or they are going through a difficult phase — because good communication is at the top of the list of essential parenting tools. But even if you’ve slipped into a tough time, don’t despair and don’t give up. You can renew a positive relationship with your children, and you can rebuild the communication between you. Sometimes we just run out of ideas — and energy — to make things better. We think we’re doing everything possible to strengthen our ties with our kids, when what we really need is a couple of fresh ideas from the outside. I am delighted ...

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