By Michelle Cox

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“Mom, do you have any idea how good you’ve got it?”

This question came right after I said something like, “Why are you ALWAYS blowing off your homework?”

The sweeping generalization of my statement was inaccurate and unintentionally sent the message to my teenager that I didn’t see or appreciate the good in his life.

We all do it so let’s get curious together. Is the use of absolute language shutting down communication in your home?

A few small shifts and a little intention can dramatically change and lighten the mood.

The words we use matter.

Episode 219 includes a few simple phrases we can all use to communicate more clearly and shift the energy! Give it a listen and share with a friend.


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