Having trouble connecting with your teen? Open up a two-way line of communication through shared journaling with prompts. We know what you’re thinking, “There’s no way this will work!” Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a good writer; neither does your teen. You just need to be open, honest, and willing to be vulnerable. Learn more about shared journaling here.
Here’s what you’ll need:
1. Printed handout / prompt journal
2. Colorful pen or pencil
3. Open-minded spirit
4. Judgment checked at the door
5. No lectures or criticism