Lorraine Toussaint, star of The Equalizer and Orange is the New Black, joins Carol to talk about the benefits and challenges of being open and vulnerable with your children. Lorraine and Carol discuss how to practice healthy and honest communication with your kids in an age appropriate way that meets them at their own emotional level. They talk about the best ways to get your point across while considering your child’s needs and how this can strengthen your family’s relationship.
Lorraine recounts her own life and parenting experiences with taking accountability, knowing how to apologize, and setting an example of honesty for her child to follow. She shares how vital it is to cultivate a home where children feel seen, heard, and loved, and speaks to her own transformation turning her challenges growing up in Trinidad into lessons in becoming an attentive and loving mother.
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