Don’t Know How to Handle Your Child’s Problem? Try “The 1-2-3-4-5 system”

The 1-2-3-4-5 system Think about this method I came up with (it may work for you, it may not).  There are 5 different ways you can communicate with your teen (or any age group, really).  I call them the 5 levels.  Level 1 is DO NOTHING.  Level 2 is LISTEN.  Level 3 is GIVE ADVICE.  … Continue reading Don’t Know How to Handle Your Child’s Problem? Try “The 1-2-3-4-5 system”

Sometimes Giving Isn’t With the Hand

Sometimes giving isn't with the hand. It's loving when you want to hate, forgiving when you want to punish, being silent when you want to speak, covering when you want to expose, staying when you want to leave. Giving happens when you know that the other person has more at stake than you do and … Continue reading Sometimes Giving Isn’t With the Hand