January 23, 2015

What did you do in school today? Nothing.

How many times have you asked your kids what they did at school and their response is lackluster? More specifically, they say “nothing.” We’ve all been there, and as frustrating as it might be for parents it’s not necessarily anyone’s fault. Perhaps “nothing” means your kids read a new book or made a new friend at lunchtime. We know they did something, so the only way you’ll really find out is with a little extra tenderness.

Try these tactics the next time you want the 411 on your kids’ day:

So the next time your children reply with “nothing,” don’t give up just yet! They want you to know how their day went just as much as you do!

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