For those that missed the parent ed talk last week (or those that want to hear it again!) this link will be available for a few weeks. William Stixrud, clinical psychologist and author and Ned Johnson, author, speaker, teen coach and founder of PrepMatters spoke about how important autonomy and a having a sense of control is for our children to develop into capable and confident adults. This sense of control is also a powerful preventative factor against depression and anxiety. The key to building this sense of control is by creating connection and building trust with your child through communication. They walked through several examples and techniques in the talk and the book is packed with even more! Click here to listen to the talk.
What Do You Say: How To Talk With Kids To build Motivation, Stress Tolerance, And A Happy Home