How To Use Open Ended Questions For Kids
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How To Use Open Ended Questions For Kids

Although open-ended inquiries are great for starting conversations, we also need to ask closed-ended questions from time to time. Closed questions only require short or one-word solutions, and there is occasionally only one correct answer. Closed inquiries are great for figuring out what a child knows. They are frequently used by caregivers and teachers to…

How To Raise Children So They Can Be Someone You Can Talk To
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How To Raise Children So They Can Be Someone You Can Talk To

Parenting is difficult… No one informs you that the most significant things will happen in the future. If your child isn’t someone you can truly communicate to, discipline, boundaries, and limits will only bring you pain. When I first became a mother and began the game of “raising a kid,” everyone told me that discipline…

13 Things I Do To Communicate With My Kids Better
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13 Things I Do To Communicate With My Kids Better

Effective communication is the single most important component in achieving the lovely life you desire. Cooperation, dialogue, mutuality, understanding, compassion, and empathy are all promises of connection. This is how we can communicate. Talking with your child is something you do on a regular basis. But, let’s face it, we’re all busy as parents, and…

How to Correct Your Child’s Behavior with Connection
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How to Correct Your Child’s Behavior with Connection

We frequently fix our children’s behavior by making them feel terrible (shaming, punishments, time outs), yet this is ineffective in the long term. Here’s what actually works. Until our children are around a year old, everything of our contact with them is focused on meeting our mutual desire for connection, because, let’s face it, it…

Common Mixed Messages Parents Send Kids
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Common Mixed Messages Parents Send Kids

We all want to raise responsible children, yet many parents give contradictory messages to their kid or adolescent. This generates uncertainty about what the intended behaviors and activities are. The misunderstanding develops when what the parent says to do and what the parent really performs are diametrically opposed. Knowing the difference between implicit and explicit…

Dinner Conversation Games For Kids To Encourage Communication
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Dinner Conversation Games For Kids To Encourage Communication

Simple and fun conversation games for kids to get them talking and interacting with the family during dinner or a family gathering. Conversation games for kids can help children open up and talk to parents which helps open those lines of communication which can be so difficult to open up sometimes. You can gain insight…

The Best Get To Know You Questions For Kids
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The Best Get To Know You Questions For Kids

Create better communication with your children by asking them engaging questions to get them to open up and talk with these get-to-know-you questions for kids. When kids are younger, they seem to talk non-stop about anything and everything. As kids get older, they tend to share a little less and less every day, and sometimes…