112. 5 Questions to Spark Conversation with your Kids

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What are your conversations like with your kids? If you are anything like us, they go something like this:

Us: “How was your day?”

Kid: “Good.”

Us: “What did you do?”

Kid: “Played.” or “Learned.” or “I don’t remember.”

LAME…

We saw this as a problem, and wanted to develop a deeper relationship with them. Get to know them better. Make them feel comfortable talking to us about anything. Their struggles. Their dreams.

So we used a sales strategy… Open Ended questions. We were asking closed ended questions before. Closed ended questions allow one word, short answers. Open ended questions require more thought and longer responses.

This sparked better, sometimes more exciting, sometimes deeper answers and conversations.

Today we share 5 Open-ended questions that you can put in your tool belt to have better conversations with your kids.

You can also download the FREE PDF here to keep on your phone to look at quickly, put on the fridge, or wherever else your little heart desires. Click the link below to get it sent to your inbox.

Episode Highlights:

  • The importance of fostering deep relationships with our kids.
  • The My Why Journal.
  • How conversations play into our relationships with our kids.
  • 5 questions to ask our kids and the rationale behind them.
  • Good times to ask questions to your kids to grow the relationship.

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