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Communication With Children

Zoe FitzGerald Carter: The Not Quite Empty Enough Nest

Red Room | Posted 04.23.2012 | Fifty
Red Room

It took crashing the car while texting for my college freshman daughter to start being nice to me again. It happened three weeks into her five-week Christmas vacation, a period characterized by carelessness and defiance on her part and irritation on mine.

How To Talk So Your Child Will Listen: Vulnerability Is Key!

Judith Ruskay Rabinor Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Ruskay Rabinor Ph.D.

Last week I ran into a young woman (I'll call her Marielle) on the street. She reminding me that I'd precipitated a turning point in her relationship with her mother -- and in her life.