When you ask anyone “How are you?” They say “Fine and you?” you say “I’m doing well.” and nothing really happens. No information was transferred, no one connected, lives weren’t changed. Typically this is a little wasteful, but it isn’t a tremendous loss. When we are interacted with brand new parents, this is a loss.
I want the parents I speak with to actually open up. The act of discussing our feelings, thoughts, and ideas, improves our life. We work through challenges, and we celebrate our success through language. This missed opportunity for parents is a big deal. They have so much to work out, and to express.Read More