Family holiday conversations: Ask better questions and talk about what really matters

The holiday season means connecting with family—which can bring both warm feelings and cold sweats.

Even in the COVID-19 and post-election season, regardless of whether you’re quarantined together or apart, you have opportunities to have good, real, meaningful conversations.

The kinds that matter.

The ones you remember.

It’s not that adults don’t want to have great conversations. More likely, it’s often the ambiguity of where to start. Or, if you do start, the dialog disappears before you can say, “pass the mashed potatoes.” In our hours spent interviewing parents and families from around the country, the FYI team has found that often for these conversations to happen, the older persons must go first. So, mom, stepdad, grandma, aunt, crazy uncle—that means you…

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2021-01-06T09:33:17-08:00November 11th, 2020|

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