Posted on Nov 20, 2010 in Announcements
I was a guest blogger for Two Peds in a Pod. Enjoy my article, Not Small Talk: How to Explain Big Topics to Young Children
Whether you are discussing after dinner cleanup or explaining a complex issue such as an impending divorce, keep in mind talking to a young child is not the same as talking to a “little adult.”
It’s important to be receptive to what we call teachable moments. Be prepared to respond when you perceive that your child is ready and then follow your child’s lead.
Here’s such a moment: Johnny, age three, asks Sam, his dad,...