VOE is proud to announce a valuable collaboration with Ms. Ghazal Al-Baghdadi, Parenting Consultant, to deliver the workshop:
How to verbally communicate with my children
Ms. Ghazal Al-Baghdadi, Parenting Consultant and Founder of Kenz Mother, educational consultant, CEO of Kenz and Mom Academy. She has been working in the children’s world for more than ten years. Ms. Baghdadi founded Kenz and Mom Academy with the aim of upbringing children in a safe environment filled with love and respect in the Arab world. Ms, Ghazal always seeks to provide realistic educational content full of compassion and respect for children. Through it, she was able to change many erroneous educational concepts, which reached millions of mothers and nannies around the world.
Online – Al-Riyadh
Onsite – Al-Riyadh
Online – Jeddah
Onsite – Jeddah
Date and Time
Language of Delivery
Method of Participating
Online and Onsite
300 USD Online
400 USD Onsite
Who is this workshop for?
Caregivers: Everyone who deals with children under the age of 18, mother, father, teacher, teacher…Professionals: those who deal with children (doctors, nurses, providers of child-specific courses such as drawing, dancing or sports…)
- The Definition of Effective Verbal Communication with Children
- The Importance of Dialogue in the Educational and the Upbringing Journey
- Why Should I Have a Conversation with My Child?
- Answering the Common Concern (Does My Child Understand Me?)
- Incorrect Dialogue.
- Answering The Question (Why Can’t My Child Hear Me?)
- Basic Rules for Dialogue with the Child
- Exercises, Applications, and Practical Cases
- Questions And Answers
As a parent or caregiver, you may already have numerous conversations with your kids every day, but have you ever stopped to consider just how impactful these interactions can be?
Engaging in open dialogue with your children allows them to express their thoughts and emotions freely. It creates an environment where they feel valued and heard, fostering a strong bond between parent and child. By actively listening to their words and encouraging them to share their ideas, you are validating their feelings and boosting their self-esteem.
Effective verbal communication also plays a crucial role in your child’s cognitive development. Through conversation, they learn new vocabulary, sentence structures, and even critical thinking skills. Engaging in meaningful discussions helps expand their knowledge base while honing essential language skills that will benefit them throughout life.
Furthermore, fostering open lines of communication provides an opportunity for parents to guide their children through challenging situations. By talking openly about topics such as values, emotions, relationships, or even problem-solving strategies; parents can equip children with valuable life skills.
Effective verbal communication is crucial when it comes to connecting with your children. In this workshop session, Ms. Ghazal will delve into practical strategies on how to communicate effectively with your kids, she will discuss meticulously and by using live examples on how to communicate effectively. For example, first and foremost, it’s important to listen actively. Show genuine interest in what your child has to say by maintaining eye contact and providing undivided attention. This not only helps build trust but also encourages open dialogue. Another key aspect of effective verbal communication is using age-appropriate language. Adjusting your vocabulary and tone based on your child’s developmental stage ensures clear understanding and engagement. This way, you can avoid confusion or misinterpretation. Furthermore, non-verbal cues play a significant role in communication. Use gestures, facial expressions, and body language to enhance the message you are trying to convey. These visual cues help reinforce the meaning behind your words. Encouraging questions and active participation from your children is equally important for effective communication. Create an environment where they feel comfortable expressing themselves without fear of judgment or criticism. Be patient when communicating with kids. Allow them time to process information and respond at their own pace. Avoid interrupting or rushing them while speaking as this may hinder their ability to express themselves fully.
Effective communication is the cornerstone of any relationship, and this holds true for the parent-child dynamic as well. Engaging in dialogue and maintaining open lines of verbal communication with your children is crucial for their overall development. By actively listening to your child, you create a safe space where they feel heard and understood. This leads to stronger bonds between you and your child, fostering trust and mutual respect. Verbal communication helps build a strong foundation for healthy relationships throughout their lives. Moreover, engaging in conversations with your children allows them to express themselves freely, helping them develop their language skills. When parents actively participate in discussions with their kids, it boosts their vocabulary, grammar, and even critical thinking abilities. Dialogue also plays a significant role in shaping your child’s emotional intelligence. Through open conversations about feelings and emotions, they learn how to identify and navigate complex emotions effectively. Furthermore, effective verbal communication enables parents to impart important values and life lessons onto their children. By discussing various topics such as empathy, kindness or problem-solving together as a family unit creates an environment where learning can thrive.
During the workshop, Ms. Ghazal will overview the dos and the don’ts in talking with your kids. She will teach you how to make interactive conversation and resolving conflicts as well. Here are some important guidelines to keep in mind as Ms. Ghazal will further explain and train the participants on key points: Do listen actively: Give your child your full attention when they are speaking to you. Maintain eye contact, nod or provide verbal cues to show that you are engaged and interested in what they have to say. Don’t interrupt or dismiss their feelings: Let your child express themselves fully without interrupting them. Avoid dismissing their emotions or belittling their concerns. Instead, validate their feelings and offer support and understanding. Do use clear and simple language: Tailor your communication style to match your child’s age and comprehension level. Use words and phrases that they can understand easily, avoiding jargon or complex concepts. Don’t resort to yelling or harsh tones: It is essential to maintain a calm and respectful tone during conversations with your children. Yelling or using harsh language can lead to fear, anxiety, and hinder open communication. Do encourage open-ended questions: Ask open-ended questions that require more than just a yes or no answer from your child. This promotes critical thinking skills, encourages expression of thoughts and feelings, and fosters deeper conversations. Don’t lecture or preach: Avoid lecturing at length as it may cause disinterest in the conversation for both you and your child instead try engaging them through storytelling techniques which will capture their interest while delivering an important message.
The 4th topic in our workshop is all about engaging in questions and discussions with the audience. This interactive session allows parents and caregivers to share their experiences, concerns, and ideas related to verbal communication with their children. During this segment, participants will have the opportunity to ask specific questions that may not have been addressed earlier in the workshop. Our experienced Consultant, Ms. Ghazal Al Baghdadi will be there to provide insights, practical tips, and guidance tailored to individual needs or situations.