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Added: Kionna Brunswick - Date: 19.02.2022 18:06 - Views: 39989 - Clicks: 1495

From birth, warm, gentle and responsive communication helps babies and children feel safe and secure in their worlds. It also builds and strengthens relationships between children and their parents and carers. To grow and develop skills, children need safety, security and strong relationships, so communicating well with children is essential to development.

You can develop and encourage good communication from birth by talking a lot to your newborn and leaving pauses as though you were having a conversation. When baby starts making noises and babbling, babble back, wait and see whether you get a response. When you work on developing good communication with your child, it helps your child to develop skills for communicating with you and other people.

Active listening is key to good communication and great for your relationship with your child. When you show your child how to be a good listener, you help your child develop their listening skills too. Children often need some help learning to listen, as well as some gentle reminders about letting other people talk.

Good communication with babies and children: what is it? Developing good communication with your child: tips When you work on developing good communication with your child, it helps your child to develop skills for communicating with you and other people. Here are some ideas: Set aside time for talking and listening to each other. Family meals can be a great time to do this. Turn off phones, computers and televisions when you and your child are communicating. Talk about everyday things as you go through your day.

If you and your child are used to communicating a lot, it can make it easier to talk when big or tricky issues come up. Be open to talking about all kinds of feelings, including anger, joy, frustration, fear and anxiety.

Did something happen at school? Active listening with children: tips Active listening is key to good communication and great for your relationship with your child. For example, face your child and make eye contact. Repeat or rephrase what your child has said from time to time. Try not to jump in, cut your child off, or finish sentences — even when your child says something strange or is having trouble finding words.

Your child might just want you to listen, and to feel that their feelings and point of view matter. Be prepared to get this wrong, and ask your child to help you understand. Encouraging your child to listen: tips Children often need some help learning to listen, as well as some gentle reminders about letting other people talk.

Your child learns how to communicate by watching you carefully. When you talk with your child and others in a respectful way, this gives a powerful message about positive communication. Let your child finish talking and then respond. This sets a good example of listening for your child. Use language and ideas that your child will understand. If you need to provide constructive feedback, give some positive messages at the same time.

Your child is more likely to listen to praise than to criticism or blame. Could you remember tomorrow please?

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