How to listen to your teen

(or your middle schooler or grade schooler)

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By Melissa Ford

Coach - Personal & Business

Recently, I was contacted by Kit Nast, a psychology professor who is developing a website that focuses on success in school, success at work, and success in parenting. He asked if I would create a video for parents with teens; the video could offer any advice that parents might find helpful! 

Thinking back on my own life with teens, I knew the topic I wanted to address - listening!   

Regardless of your child’s age, consider a unique style of listening that builds deeper, more meaningful connections with your child, and ensures your s/he will be heard. 

Contact:
Email: melissa@empoweredcoachingsolutions.com

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