Monday, January 8, 2018

What Can Adults Learn from Kids about Conflict?

From How Many Ways Can You Say Mom
In “ What I’ve Learned About Conflict from a Four-Year Old,  Rebecca Armacost, Executive Director, Mediation Training Institute, reflects on the lessons she has learned from her 4-year old son:
  • While sometimes we want to cry and act out, conflict is resolved sooner when we talk through our perspectives
  • Lack of sleep can seriously impact our ability to handle conflict appropriately
  • Know when to engage and when to let it go
  • Don’t underestimate the power of expressing emotions
  • We all want some amount of control
For the full story, read here

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