5 Questions to ask your kids at the end of a school day!

273 days ago


How many times have parents asked, "What did you do at school today?" only to hear the same answer: "Nothing." If you're not getting the answers you want, chances are, you're not asking the right questions. You need to pose your queries so they start conversations -- and not shut down your child. It's all about how you ask the questions. Avoid questions with "yes" or "no" answers, and instead ask questions that are open-ended to help your child tell you more about what's really going on in the classroom.

The National Center for Learning Disabilities offers the following tips:

  • often kids are not specific, so you have to ask for specific information when you want it

  • starting with factual questions is a great way to ease into conversation

  • avoiding emotion-packed words (such as fun, happy, sad or mean) will allow the conversation to go on longer

  • asking positive questions will give your child a chance to express concerns. Negative questions will stop a conversation

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