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Advice for kids: don't let conversations with your mom (or dad) take a wrong turn

It’s easy to lose your way when you’re talking about emotional things—things that you are passionate about, or things that are embarrassing or frustrating or confusing. If you feel yourself getting upset during a conversation, here are some tips to use to prevent the conversation from hitting a road block. 

  • Breeeeathe. If you feel yourself getting upset, try taking a slow, deep, stress-busting breath. And another.