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Relationship Skills

You can teach your children relationship skills by modeling them, or practicing them yourself​.

Relationship skills have to do with starting and maintaining healthy connections with lots of different kinds of people​.

Practice active listening: “You’re frustrated because you feel like I haven’t been paying attention to you. Do I have that right? What do you think could help?”​

Close the loop and come back after conflict: “This morning’s argument was rough. I’m sorry it happened like that. Can we talk?”​

Make it your own!​

Modeling social emotional skills is one way of teaching your child your family’s culture, values, and belief system. ​​