How does timing play a role in developing a closer relationship with your Gen Z child?
In this episode of Great Relationships: Gen X and Gen Z, Sydney and Deb are joined by Paxton, a senior who emphasizes the importance of choosing opportune moments for conversations when trying to connect with your Gen Z child. He encourages parents to take an interest in their children’s activities and suggests shared activities as opportunities for building stronger relationships. This episode will help you learn more about:
- How parents can create a safe space for their children to discuss risky behaviors without judgment or anger
- The value of empathy and understanding when addressing mental health concerns with Gen Z kids
- Practical advice on how parents can approach conversations about over-scheduling and burnout
- Encouragement for parents to be patient, persistent, and open-minded in building relationships with their Gen Z children