Communication with Dave and Lisa Nehring (part 2)

Middle schoolers argue, it is part of what they are. But it is a teaching opportunity! Join Dave and Lisa Nehring as they help you navigate how to teach children how they and their thoughts/feelings tie into a greater fabric of communication/family/identity!

Middle schoolers argue, it is part of what they are. But it is a teaching opportunity:

  • To teach them in this, reframe the situation for them;
  • Affirm their identity -state the obvious if you need to:
  • Encourage them;

But always remember to pick your battles.

We are in a time of social upheaval, so identity is critically important.

Narrative requires hearing, listening, responding, for it to be a narrative.

Teach children how they and their thoughts/feelings tie into a greater fabric of communication/family/identity

Honor conveys something of value that is passed from group to individual, and individual to group.

Communication= Me, thee, we. When you arrive at we, then you have communicated.

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