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Active Listening

When we stop actively listening to others, we also lose one of the easiest ways for us to grow.
A parenting book club would bring together people involved in a shared experience. It might be combined with a play date with a child carer to oversee the children while the parents talk. There are any number of ways such a group might manifest itself.
How you perceive your children, how they interact with you and how you learn to be your best in the world in the very place
The thing is, most of the time teens are fine with not being listened to by their parents. But here's the problem: What happens when you really need them to? You see, all your training in getting them to ignore you isn't going to come in handy. You're, like, the kid who yelled woof! Or barked, or something.