We parents are often unknowingly (and knowingly) making some big communication mistakes with our children. These mistakes can cause resistance, resentment, and damage to your relationship. How can we communicate better? I talk to Jennie Rosier, Ph.D. about how to improve our communication with our kids. If you enjoyed this episode, and it inspired you in some way, I’d love to hear about it and know your biggest takeaway. Take a screenshot of you listening on your device, post it to your Instagram stories, and tag me @mindfulmamamentor. Have you left a review yet? All you have to do is go to Apple Podcasts or Stitcher (or wherever you listen), and thanks for your support of the show! Takeaways: One of the biggest mistakes we make with kids is minimizing their feelings Ask yourself, “Would I say this to my mother?” A great phrase to use in repairing: “What I wish I had said was…” Jennie Rosier, PhD, is an Associate Professor at James Madison University, the Director of The Relationships, Love, Happiness Project, and the author of several journal articles and books. As an expert in romantic and parent-child relationships, Rosier directs her research, speaking, and writing on helping others create more realistic expectations while enhancing the communication skills needed to maintain these bonds including empathy, respect, and attachment. Get Hunter's book, Raising Good Humans now! Click here to order and get book bonuses! ABOUT HUNTER CLARKE-FIELDS: Hunter Clarke-Fields is a mindful mama mentor. She coaches smart, thoughtful parents on how to create calm and cooperation in their daily lives. Hunter has over 20 years of experience in mindfulness practices. She has taught thousands worldwide. Be a part of the tribe—we’re over 25 thousand strong! Download the audio training, Mindfulness For Moms (The Superpower You Need) for free! It's at mindfulmomguide.com. Find more podcasts, blog posts, free resources, and how to work with Hunter at MindfulMamaMentor.com. Be sure to check out this deal from this week’s sponsor: Visit pipettebaby.com and get 30% off with hunter. Get 30% off your first month plus FREE shipping on ANY crate line with code HUNTER at kiwico.com. Get 20% off your first purchase of ANY Munk Pack product by visiting MunkPack.com and entering our code HUNTER at checkout.