Episode 68: Communicating Age Differences to Your Kids with Jenn H
Communicating Age Differences to your Kids with Jenn H
Jenn’s children are only 380 days apart. However her three-year old son wants to do what his four-year old sister is doing, like go to preschool. And at the same time, her older daughter wants to be treated more like a baby. Jenn is struggling with how to communicate age differences to her children while also giving them what they need.
Today we talk about using specific tactics and tools to teach your children about age and the concept of getting older. We dive into communication tips to reach your kids while also supporting their needs.
“When we get frustrated and angry and we’re like “stop crying, stop acting this way, what are you complaining about?" we are adults- we have much better coping mechanics. And when we say that it’s like we’re not acknowledging how they are feeling and then they are going to act that way more.”
- Sue Groner
This week on The Parenting Mentor: Communicating age differences to your kids with Jenn H
- Strategies for empowering and fun visual games to teach your kids about getting older.
- Specific conversation tips using real life examples.
- Tips for changing the language around your child’s needs for cuddles and getting to the root of their needs.
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