I already do several of these steps, but some still need a lot of work.
After interviewing hundreds of kids and grown-ups, Steiner-Adair has found that what kids feel the most is sad, isolated and alone. They feel like it’s impossible to get their parents’ attention. Walking into a room to talk to a parent and being told brusquely “in a minute, hold on,” makes the kids feel deflated and bad about themselves.
Also be sure to check out Catherine Steiner-Adair who was the speaker giving the talk in the post.