Have you ever had a tween child that always seem to want to slam the door?
It just seemed that no matter what you said or did, nothing would bridge the gap with the communication. It seems like you were from different planets and just couldn't speak each other's language.
Well guess what? My podcast guest, Deborah Davis, has a decoder ring just for that.
Listen in as she talks about it.
Guest Appearance - Deborah Ann Davis
Your relationship with your tween/teen girl is the most important female bond in her life. Why waste time with trial and error?
Award-winning Author, Parenting Skills Coach, and Educator Deborah Ann Davis has drilled down three decades of accumulated experience with tween/teenagers into specific strategies you can start using today. Armed with an M.Ed in Supervision, a BS in Education, a Personal Trainer Certificate, and a 10th-grade sense of humor, Deborah knows what moms are facing because she's been there herself.
Purpose Of This Episode
Having tools and techniques to bridge the communication divide and make better relationship with your teens and tweens.
Tips To Follow In This Episode
Learning how to recognizing what shoes your kids are wearing; how you can walk together on those shoes.
Having the tools at your disposal to create more effective communication on the spot.
Knowing that conversation is the key.
Understanding your child's personality type to help better bridge the communication gap.
Action Tip For The Episode:
Deborah Ann Davis says "Plan a time for a specific activity for just you and one daughter (make something together, polish your toenails, wash the car, etc.), and while you are casually occupied (and building a fond memory), bring up ONE touchy subject (new consequences for household rules, curfew, chores, screen time, dating), but discuss it in an indirect manner.