Success Story of Mom Listening to Teen Daughter and Feeling Close Again

  Listening Builds Connection Mom Builds Bridges of Understanding With Her Teen Daughter   Recently I started working privately with a mom who was struggling with getting into frequent arguments with her teenage daughter. The closeness they used to share was evaporating. She arrived to her second session very upset and feeling hopeless that the…

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Private Elementary School Resource Fair on the SF Peninsula

  Parents Place Helps You Make School Choices. The Fair is FREE and open to the public. For more information:  contact Joseph Gutierrez at [email protected] or 650-931-1801 Private Elementary School Resource Fair   More than 30 independent and private elementary schools will be showcased including some for children with special needs. Parents can gather information and…

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Great Parent-Daughter classes at the Girls Leadership Insititue

The Girls Leadership Institute has classes for parents and daughters in the Bay Area as well as in Colorado, New Hersey and New York city. Here is their link http://www.girlsleadershipinstitute.org/programs/sf-bay-area See below for details and links for class registration California Programs August Parent-Daughter Workshops Portola Valley – 7th & 8th Grade Weekend Workshop – Friday,…

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Learn Empathetic Responses to Keep the Speaker Sharing

In order to keep the conversation flowing, each speaker needs different responses from a listener. It is important that the speaker feels connected, heard and safe. Emotional connection builds trust and rapport and keeps the speaker sharing. Some people, which includes children, like their feelings validated and others find talking about their feelings too intimate.…

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