Edit Your Life Episode 134: Tips For Communicating With Teens

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Say the phrase “communicating with teens” to another parent and you’ll often be met a sigh and an eyeroll. While parenting teens comes with its complications, we’ve discovered there are also many joyful surprises along the road leading to our kids’ independence. In Episode 134 of Edit Your Life, Asha and I share anecdotes and tips for communicating with teens. We suggest shifts in perspective, conversational tweaks, and ways to communicate non-verbally that can help open the door to more openness...even if that means less talking.

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 Edit Your Life podcast co-hosts Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest share tips for communicating with teens

Edit Your Life podcast co-hosts Christine Koh and Asha Dornfest share tips for communicating with teens

 Tips for communicating with teens

Tips for communicating with teens