Building Better Bridges: A Guidebook To Having Difficult Conversations That Can Save Our Children (Paperback)
Do you ever feel like you need a guide for what to say to your children about the most important topics in their childhood? Do you want to understand why our society struggles with crucial conversations about consent, body safety, sexuality, masturbation.
porn, social media, and smart devices? Many of us cannot find the words to have life's most difficult conversations because we did not have these types of talks for generations. Clint Davis, licensed counselor and father, guides us through the how's, why's, when's, and what's of having these daring and pivotal conversations. Sexual trauma and overexposure to damaging content run rampant today and our children need to be protected at all costs.
In Building Better Bridges, Clint uses clinical examples, research and personal stories to make nuanced information accessible and available to anyone. Most or us are doing the best we can with what wars we have, but we do not have much in the form of support in these areas. This book will give you more support and direction than you could ever imagine. In the following pages, you will get answers to some of life's trickiest questions, questions that could bring healing to you, your children, and generations to come.
Building Better Bridges Addresses:
When do I talk to my child about sexual things?
How does generational trauma affect our ability to parent?
When do I give my child a smart device?
What are the risks to my child online?
What do I say if my child experiences something inappropriate or abusive?
What are the house rules that can keep everyone safe?
How do I build confidence in my child about their body
and their sexual development?