Validation is an important part of raising children. It opens up the lines of communication between parents and their children.
Audrey D. Stempel, PhD has been a practicing child psychologist for over 10 years. She is the author of the forthcoming book, How to Calm the Dragons: The Principles of Parenting in Plain Language. You can receive Dr. Audrey’s Top Five Tips for Peaceful Parenting at http://audreystempel.com/