I was recently interviewed for an article in the New York Daily News on communicating with your teens and I was so excited when I saw it online today. This very well written article by Lauren Johnston is titled "Your mama's so tech-savvy, she loves to text message...with her mom
". It really applies to communicating with your kids from tweens through their twenties.
One of the most important things that I say in the article is "They're not going to switch to things for their parents, but if we switch to the things that they use, they're very happy to accept us,". So if we prefer to talk on the phone and our kids prefer to text, we will have much more communication with them if we text, rather than expecting them to talk. Many other savvy moms were also interviewed for this article on texting with your kids. I recommend giving it a read.
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