Often we WANT to connect with our children — to understand how they’re feeling or what motivated a certain behavior — but they don’t tell us. When we ask them questions, they may say “I don’t know,” or shrug, or they just don’t answer… and we leave conversations feeling disappointed and helpless.

In this episode, you will learn: 

  • How our energy impacts their ability to share what’s going on for them 
  • 3 reasons children tend not to open up
  • Specific steps you can take in each of those situations

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Mentioned in this episode: 

Rachel Bailey’s Parenting Academy: Get answers to your personal questions, solutions for your individual situation, and support with taking action and staying on track

Your Parenting Long Game Episode 38: How to Truly Listen to Your Kids Without Being Defensive or Trying to Convince Them You’re Right
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 42: A Simple Action to Reduce Yuck (& Negative Behavior, Moods, and Attitudes)
Your Parenting Long Game Episode 75: Improve Your Connection Even When You Don’t Have Much Time (Or Your Child is Resistant)

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