Category Archives: Listening

Conflict Resolution: How Do You Help Kids Resolve Conflict?

My kids’ giggles burst through the closed doors into my work area where I am trying to focus! I love the sound. Though they had an argument earlier because they’ve learned to resolve conflict, they were able to work through … Continue reading

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Conflict Resolution: What Do You Do When Someone Gets Angry With You?

Have you ever experienced someone yelling at you? Have you had someone exploded in anger over something you did or didn’t do? Maybe you didn’t even do anything but someone still lost their temper with you. Maybe you feel attacked. … Continue reading

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How Do You Handle Interruptions Without Hurting a Child or Teen’s Feelings?

Do you ever get frustrated when your child or teen interrupts you? When you are in the middle of a task and they interrupt, it is easy to get impatient with them.  The problem is that they can get the … Continue reading

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Did you ever wonder what to do when someone starts to cry?

Have you ever been listening to someone share their heart and tears start to come to their eyes? What do you do? Let them cry. Let them have their feelings.  Crying is healthy. You can  listen empathetically and acknowledge their … Continue reading

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Listen with the intent to understand

Have you ever had someone say things to you in emails, on the phone or in person that cause you to take offense? What do you do about it? How do you get passed it and work through it? One … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Effective Listening and Talking Together

Do you long to connect more with the people in your life? Do you talk alot or get distracted when someone else is talking? Listening is an important key to connect with others. In conflict, listening is the key to … Continue reading

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