You: How was your day at school?
You: What did you learn today?
(Another pause … and maybe even an eye roll)
As parents, this scenario leaves us wondering if a way even exists to get our kids to open up and share some of the details of their day. The good news? There is! Here are four simple strategies that you can use to encourage your child to T-A-L-K about their school day (and maybe even other topics!).
T - Talk about your own day first.
A - Ask specific questions.
L - Listen.
K - Know when to stop … and when to start back up again!