What grade do you give yourself in communicating with your children? What grade would they give you? Don’t let poor communication stand in the way of your relationship with others, especially your children. Learning to communicate is a life-long process and most of us have never been given the proper tools to improve or direct communication away from harmful words. Hurtful communication actually damages relationships in the long term and negatively affects your homeschooling. Applying these seven phrases can be an incredible tool in your homeschool toolbox.