Bonding and Communication
As your child transitions from being a little kid to being a tween, it is important to keep the lines of communication open. Children sometimes resist communication because they are typically in a very independent and defiant phase. Do not worry if your child or tween seems to be pulling away and begins to hide things such as first crushes and secrets with friends. Our experts are here to help you understand what your child is experiencing and cope with the feelings of distance you may be experiencing as a parent.