Document Type

Parenting, Children and Teens

Publication Date



Being understanding with our children can result in less conflict in our relationships with them. Being understanding is also an important part of helping our children become secure and healthy people. And being understanding is a powerful way of showing love. Most of us feel that we are already good at understanding our children and at showing that understanding. But there are surprises in the process of understanding. The ways we try to show understanding often don’t work very well.

Publication Number

SP488B-5M-10/97 E12-2015-00-103-98

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