Why You Need to Stop Multitasking & Really Listen to Your Kids! by Elisa Schmitz

Parenting
6 years ago

Why You Need to Stop Multitasking & Really Listen to Your Kids!

It's tempting to do several things at once, even when listening to what your children are trying to tell you. But it's important to show your love, stop and really listen to your kids. Whether they’ve had a tough day at school or on the sports field, a few minutes of your undivided attention can turn it all around. 

Even if you just listen and say you understand, it can make all the difference. It’s helpful to remind them that you were a kid once and you remember how tough it was. Listening, and having them feel they’re being heard, creates a connection with kids that will bring you all closer.

Ann Marie Patitucci
Yes, Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds! I know my kids appreciate when they have my undivided attention. We're all so digitally connected & easily distracted today. I love this important reminder. Thank you.
Nance Arquiett
In a busy household we find ourselves trying to multitask and not giving our full attention to each other. This summer we plan on putting down our devices and trying to be fully in the moment.

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