One of the most precious gifts you can give to a child who is grieving is the gift of your ears.
1Be Like an AM/FM Radio — it’s purpose is to receive signal from the station. It does not…
- Give orders
- Give advice
2Be Like a Mirror — it’s purpose is to reflect the image of the person standing in front of it.
- Step A: Absorb what the child says. (Listen!)
- Step B: Repeat back word-for-word what the child has said.
- Step C: Repeat back using similar words to those of the child.
- Step D: Use your own words to interpret what the child has said.