Parenting

Conversations with Kids

In this episode, Mike and Alicia Hernon explore the transformative impact of conversations with children. They emphasize the importance of fostering a family culture centered around meaningful dialogue.

From toddlers to teens, discover practical strategies for nurturing curiosity, understanding, and mutual respect within the parent-child relationship. Don’t miss out on this engaging discussion that highlights the profound influence of conversations in shaping both children and parents alike.

 

Key Takeaways

  • Conversations form your children, but more importantly, it forms YOU
  • Kids will not always remember what you said, they will remember how they felt. 
  • Conversations should be different depending on the age of the child
  • Conversations should be part of your family culture—how the conversations happen, when they happen, and what you talk about. 

 

Couple Discussion Questions

  1. On a scale of 1-10 how good are we at talking with our kids?  How can we improve? 
  2. What is the most difficult part of talking with the kids? How can I get over this? 
  3. What assumptions do I make when I am talking to my children?  
  4. What are some topics my children would like to talk about?

 

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