Posts Tagged "talk"

What can and can’t be talked about

Have you made the rules clear? I find this is a step which many families skip.  It’s the invisible, unspoken piece which adds or detracts from our comfort with each other.  It’s the “culture” and “common sense” that we expect…

What to do when your kids won’t talk with you

Some of you have told me stories about your kids refusing to talk about sex.  Hands over ears, fleeing the room, slamming the door. I’ve been asked, “What should I do when my kids flat out refuse to talk?” That…

How to have “the talk”

Some parents don’t prepare in any way for having “the talk” with their kids.  They get surprised by a question, feel obligated to answer in that moment, and don’t have any resources to help their child understand what they’re saying. …