How do I get my child to open up more?

Do you wish your child would communicate more? In this Parenting Solutions video, family therapist and author Jennifer Kolaris introduces the CALM technique: connect, affect, listen and mirror. This advice, paired with the idea to “connect before you correct,” will really help to send the message to your child that you’re there, and that he or she can open up to you. Watch the video for more details on each step of this technique.

By Today's Parent
This article was originally published on Aug 19, 2014

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