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Where Social Skills Means Building Relationships

PARENT GROUP

Having a hard time with a child or children?

Struggling at home or at school?

Want new ideas?

Want to talk through your experience?

 

Either individual parent/guardian or couples welcome

 

Weekly meetings starts:

 Tuesday August 15

9:30 am to 10:30 am

$250 for 6 meetings per family

$50 for individual meetings per family

Per family means couple or an individual parent

LOTL Facility:

227 Sandy Springs Place, Suite 330, Atlanta, GA 30328

 

You are not alone, so come seek help

PARENT'S CORNER

Learning on the Log
is ALSO for YOU.  

DO YOU HAVE WORRIES OR QUESTIONS?
WOULD YOU LIKE TO "TALK IT OUT"?

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Email | 678-561-7589

 

SUMMER CAMP

2017 SUMMER CAMP

Thank you to all of the campers and their families for making Summer Camp 2017 a fantastic adventure.

Say "I" when "You" fight

Fighting is inevitable within any relationship, but it does not have to be a negative or a destructive experience.  If both parties are fighting to improve the relationship and the situation rather then wanting to “be right” or to “win”, a lot of good can come from a confrontation. 

How language is used is important to not only being productive, but also to be caring and loving.  Wayne Misner (Men Don’t Listen) argues that ’I’ statements are not as offensive when you’re trying to be understood”.  After all, what is the goal of your fights?  What are you hoping will change? What are you fighting about?

Phrases that can be useful includes:  I notice, I assume, I wonder, I suspect, I believe, I resent, I am puzzled, I am hurt, I regret, I am afraid, I am frustrated, I am happier, I want, I expect, I appreciate, I realize, I hope 

If you are not used to using “I” phrases in your fights, this list might seem a little overwhelming.  Wayne Misner suggests using “I hope” first, but most importantly leave the “you” out of it.

Good luck in your next fight, and may the both of you be understood and both of you win.