Doesn’t it seem like connecting with your children ought to come naturally? So what do you do when it doesn’t?
Author Kathi Lipp says the “problem” is often a difference in personality. Our children have a unique way of seeing the world. Instead of hindering our relationship, what if their uniqueness became the very foundation upon which a strong connection was built?
Kathi says your child’s personality is a window into his or her soul. Although God doesn’t create children with cookie cutter personalities, there are a lot of commonalities:
- Expressive. Wherever they go, these children bring the party with them. They’re fun and energetic.
- Driver. These children will meticulously structure their days and get upset if anything or anyone disrupts their plans.
- Amiable. These children are easygoing and love to be in relationship. If you have errands to run, they’ll come along just to be with you.
- Analytic. These children enjoy making detailed lists that make their lives and everyone else’s easier.
Kathi also teaches five main areas for connection:
How do moms and dads tie all of this together in a way that isn’t expensive or overly complicated? Find out on our broadcast with Kathi Lipp titled “Practical Ideas for Connecting with Your Kids.”
Kathi shares practical, fun ways to transform your relationship with your child in everyday ways that won’t break your budget. She offers ideas for writing love notes, a night out for $15 or less, dinner conversation starters, and how to feed your kids passion and connect with them through. It’s all fully detailed in her book The Mom Project available in our online bookstore.