In an ongoing series in this column, we are highlighting one of the individual 40 Developmental Assets that have a powerful positive impact on young people’s growth. The second of these 40 is Positive Family Communication.
How do we communicate with our kids in the hyperconnected world we live in today? With mobile devices and social media dominating our 24/7 society, one would think we are communicating more than ever, and in some respects we are. But it’s the quality of the communication, not the quantity of the communication, that matters.