I remember coming home from elementary school and having the same conversation every day. My mom would ask how my day was, I would say "good" and she would always keep asking questions because my answer wasn't quite enough information for her.
I'm sure this happens to almost every mom, and some moms have a really hard time getting their kids to open up to them. They feel like they're not connecting with their kids, and that can be a scary feeling.
You want your kids to talk to you and open up, and it's easier said than done. But it doesn't have to be such a daunting task. Here are 50 questions you should ask your child to get to know them better:
19. Do you think school is important? Why or why not? (If they say no, take this as a teaching moment to help them understand the value of education.)
Keeping open communication with your kids doesn't have to be hard. When you ask these questions, it opens up the conversation and sparks ideas in your child's mind. Plus, it gives you an opportunity to teach about important values and life skills that might be overlooked otherwise.