How are we teaching our children to handle conflict?

By: Carol Ann Mazza Date Posted: November 20, 20155:39 pm

Conflict is ubiquitous; it can be about something as simple as a disagreement over a restaurant choice or as complex as a disagreement on whether to accept a job in another city.  As humans, we face conflicts every day and throughout our lives.  Divorce is one of many conflicts a family may face over a lifetime.  Our ability to handle conflict largely comes from how we saw our parents and other adults in our lives handle their conflicts.  Did we witness a willingness to discuss differences in our perspectives or did we witness our parents react with name calling, criticism and blame?  How are you teaching your children to handle conflict?  Read more here: