Teaching Our Kids to Talk

Scott’s favorite mantra, which he regularly preaches to our kids, is “God gave you two ears and one mouth for a reason--you should listen twice as much as you talk.”   And they clearly seem to neither listen to, nor comprehend what he's saying.We're both pretty good listeners.  So you would think our kids would be good listeners also.  Not true.  This came home one night over dinner as kids talked on top of each other, interrupted, and generally created a very unpleasant hubbub of noise, crea … [Read more...]