Here is a good introduction to communicating (yes, it invloves listening) with our teens. For a more in depth discussion check out the Tool Box, chapter 3 'Nuts and Bolts - Getting Connected by Listening and Communicating'
Gwyneth Paltrow and her mother Blythe Danner by Annie Leibovitz. This is such a beautiful portrait because it highlights the beauty in both mother and daughter. Gwen's closed eyes really draw you in to her mother.