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Listening To Understand

Most parents understand that listening is important. But did you know that there are actually two kinds of listening? Only one of them is really helpful in building a connection (and solving problems) with those you love.

Cheryl Erwin is a former commentator for “Parenting with Cheryl Erwin” and is a licensed marriage and family therapist with more than 25 years of experience in working with parents and children. She is also the author or co-author of several books on parenting, including “Positive Discipline: the First Three Years,” “Positive Discipline for Preschoolers,” and “Positive Discipline for Single Parents.”