If you don’t like the weather in New England, just wait a minute. –Mark Twain
When your relationship is less than wonderful, and you have run through your usual repertoire, here’s the plan: 1. Don’t react; Act. 2) Listen actively. 3) Do something surprising. 4. Change the context. It works with 3-month-olds, and it works with adults. Here’s my son Peter showing us how it’s done.
Actually, don’t wait till you’ve tried everything. Do it right up front, like this: Continue reading