When your kid was a toddler you would sometime secretly wish he would stop asking you questions. But as they grow up they go through a list of emotions.
That talkative toddler may now seem a little quieter and share less with you. Sometimes you ever wonder what your kids are thinking.
It can get even more frustrating when all their answer is just rounded to “good” when you ask them about their day.
The problem lies not in the lack of interest your child has with sharing with you. But it is about the questions being asked.
Asking the right questions is the most important parenting tool. If we spend some time asking questions rather than telling our kids off we can learn so much about them.
However, saying that some kids can find it hard to express their feelings in words even with the right questions.
Helping them draw out their day, or pick from a list of words or be prompted by the right questions can open up a whole new discussion.
I have categorized them so you can ask a different set of questions for different occasions.