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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Nature vs. Nurture: Pt 2, Raising Challening Children

Continued by Dr. Stanley Greenspan While many people studying child development recognize that biology and upbringing work together, this recognition has not been sufficiently applied in advice to parents. I would like to propose a potentially more optimistic way of thinking about dealing with challenging children. This new approach focuses on how “nature” and “nurture”…

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