your idea of a conversation with your kids involves a shouting
match which ends with a "You're grounded" howl from
you, then you have to learn how to talk to your kids
without raising your blood pressure. Let's face it, raising
children is 4 parts "art" and 6 parts "pure hell".
But nothing can deny the fact that parenthood is the most fulfilling
of all careers. Therefore, knowing how to talk to your kids
effectively is something you should learn by heart in order
to communicate well with them.
you can't answer right away, then tell them so. Regardless of
what you might think, it's ok not to know everything. Just tell
your kid that you have no idea at the moment but that you will
look it up and share it with him/her later. Be sure to keep
your promises too. Children do appreciate it if you are trustworthy
enough to keep your word.
2. Begin as soon as possible. Communication is something that should come naturally between you and your child. So early on, be sure to initiate good conversation with your kids.
As early as 3 or 4 years old, kids can become really inquisitive. Nurture their curiosity. When they get exposed to television and other forms of media, you won't be able to control the information that gets to them.
still have the first opportunity to explain things, so be sure
you use this chance wisely. Knowing how to talk to your kids
effectively while they are still young will give you a good
foundation for effective communication.
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