A great resource for parents & teachers, or any adult relating to or working with tween/teen's.
This resource takes 4 common phrases adults use everyday with tween/teen's and explains why those phrases are not productive in encouraging positive communication. In fact, those 4 phrases typically lead to defensiveness, increased emotions and the 'Black Hole of Reactivity'.
The activities included in the resource will help actively re-train ones brain to replace the 4 unproductive phrases with positive alternative phrases. Which will improve communication with your tween/teen. Teachers enjoy this resource because the activities aren't just for adults, tween/teens can benefit greatly from the activities in this resource as well. Hopefully reducing the amount of tension, drama and bullying that occurs within groups of tweens/teens.
The resource comes with color; print it in black and white to save your color ink. Or print it in color and laminate the pages for unlimited reference!!