Listening to your kids is one of the most important things you can do for them.
It shows them that you care about them and that their thoughts and feelings are important.
Here are a few tips for listening to your kids:
– Put away your phone and other distractions.
– Make eye contact with them.
– Ask clarifying questions.
– Don't interrupt.
– Reflect back what they say to show that you understand.
– Be empathetic and supportive.