Teen Talk

“Oh … never mind! I don’t want to talk about this anyway.” Have you ever heard this from your teenager? It can be exasperating to get your teen talking. Think about why they don’t open up to you. Seek first to genuinely understand what they are saying. Show them respect by paraphrasing their meaning and check to see if you got it right. Then, you will have their attention and the chance to begin a real conversation. Trust comes before [Read more…]