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EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION

Use these strategies to make sure your kids feel heard and understood.

 

Listen and repeat

“If I’m hearing you correctly, you said…”

 

Open up:

“Is there more?”

 

Validate:

“That makes sense to me because…”

 

Empathize:

“That must make you feel…”

 

 

These communication tools build trust and give your child a safe space to express their feelings! Want to learn more about how to strengthen your relationship with your child? 

 

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