Parenting articles, news and tips the development of communication skills in preschool children raising happy, healthy, successful kids and teens. Good communication is an important parenting skill.
Whether you are parenting a toddler or a teenager, good communication is the key to building self-esteem as well a mutual respect. Let the child know that you are interested and involved and that you will help when needed. Turn off the television or put the newspaper down when your child wants to converse. Avoid taking a telephone call when the child has something important to tell you. Unless other people are specifically meant to be included, hold conversations in privacy.