Tips for parents on helping teens open up


Sara Dimerman in conversation with Una Wright. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • How parents can establish a relationship with their children (before they are teens) so that they will feel safe to open up and communicate with them
  • Some of the fundamental building blocks when creating a foundation from which a parent/teen relationship is ideally created
  • The difference between daily communication eg how was your day? versus communication about bigger issues eg bullying, depression and low self esteem
  • Effective tips for helping to empower teens to find their voices and why some teens lose their voices or maybe never find them
  • Some of the biggest concerns/issues that youth are dealing with today