How to Help Your Kids Resolve Their Own Conflict

How to Help Your Kids Resolve Their Own Conflict

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Nov 3, 2017 11:00 pm
  • 51:36 mins

Guest: Emily DeSchweinitz Taylor, Mediator, Conflict Coach, Author, “Raising Mediators: How Smart Parents Use Mediation to Transform Sibling Conflict and Empower Their Children” When the kids are at each other again in the playroom or the backseat of the car or the aisle of the grocery store, a parent’s instinct is often to shut the conflict down either by stepping in to referee, separating the kids or banishing them to a room to work it out on their own. But there’s another way. It’s more time consuming. But also more beneficial to the kids. And could, actually, lead to a long-term resolution for those conflicts that seem to come up over and over again between the same kids over the same things.  It’s mediation - an approach well-known in the political, legal and business world. But parents don’t get trained in it. And so, Emily de Schweinitz Taylor has written a book for them.  Learn more here.