‘How was your day at school?’ never works. Ideas for getting your kids to actually, like, talk about their day.

Ask open-ended questions, and try not to have an agenda. For more tips, read the full Boston Globe Article here.

“So how was your day at school?” A perfectly innocent question, you’d think: neutral, caring, open-ended. But it’s one that makes most kids yawn and feign deafness, even as they reach for their cellphones. In their eyes, when you ask this question, you’re committing the most heinous parent-child sin of all: You’re boring.

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