7 Election Week Tips to Talk with Children – 33

Elections can create tension between family members. But, we can discuss politics, share our positions, and engage in dynamic conversations with our children without blow-ups and slammed doors!

1. Don’t expect complete agreement 2. Avoid negative verbal exchanges 3. Stop if tempers flare 4. Ask for clarification 5. Remain calm 6. It’s okay to press pause 7. You are raising young adults

When children understand that home is a safe place to express their opinions and discuss important political topics, they gain the confidence to participate in the election process as adults.

Parenting Beyond the Rules Equipped To Be (podcast) xoxo, Connie