Family Communication: Summary and Next Steps
Talking with your family members is probably something you take for granted, but it’s a very important part of building a strong, close family. By making an effort to continually improve your family’s communication, you may find that you draw closer as a family and get to know each other better. And with the many modern technologies that assist both parents and kids in communicating with each other, effective communication has become easier than ever.
Other Useful Web Sites
- Parenting Styles/Children’s Temperaments: The Match — AboutOurKids.org provides an explanation of different parenting styles and children’s temperaments, along with advice on how to create the best match between the two.
Books Available from Search Institute
- The Essential Guide to Talking with Teens — Provide teens with self-esteem and self-awareness for teens with these tested, guided discussions.
- Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child — This book provides guidance on teaching your child to regulate and communicate his emotions.
More Books You May Like
- How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk — The advice provided in this toolkit will help you improve the communication with children in your life, whether they’re your kids, your students, or members of your community.
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Enriching Families’ Community Connections: A Two-Way Street, presented by Dr. Eugene C. Roehlkepartain, Vice President, Research and Development at Search Institute and Dr. Hedy Walls, Vice President of Social Responsibility at YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities
Tuesday, July 8, 2014, 12PM - 1PM, CDT