7 Questions We Ask Kids that Result in Blank Stares

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How Was School Today?
They could have had the best day at school ever, yet every time I ask I get nothing. I've found that asking more specific questions helps them get talking.
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Photo by: Photostock
How Was School Today?
They could have had the best day at school ever, yet every time I ask I get nothing. I've found that asking more specific questions helps them get talking.
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Mon, Dec 10, 2012 4:32 PM EST
There is a lot about parenting that perplexes me, from the strange things that kids do to the interesting things they dream about each day. It really is awesome to watch their brains at work and see them figure things out for the first time. I can still remember when my kids were old enough to hold real conversations with me and how much easier communicating with them became. Then, out of the blue I get a real dose of "Hey, they're still kids!" when I ask them a simple question that shouldn't be hard to answer and receive only a blank stare. I've pinpointed this reaction to some very specific questions that always end with this result. Click through to read 7 questions we ask our kids that result in blank stares! - By Devan McGuinness



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