This is the tool we've been successfully implementing in our family. Choosing connection as the TOP priority. Building our family "cage" to be free of judgment, lectures, power struggles, fear, self-righteousness and so forth.

It's not easy, but it's working.

How can I connect with ________ today? – is one of my favorite questions as of late.

How do you connect with your family?

Check out this great talk by Johann Hari on how connection is key to helping those who struggle with addiction.

About the Author:
Beth Hillman
Beth Hillman

Parent Program Director, Board Member

Beth Hillman is a mother of five, an Arbinger Facilitator...

Beth Hillman is a mother of five, an Arbinger Facilitator and a Parent Coach, whose life’s work is to guide parents to a better way and...

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