9 simple rules for dating my teenage daughter
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Every weekday all year round it will provide you with a different question to ask your kids…and none of the questions are “So how was school today? So the other night I sat down and made a list of more engaging questions to ask about school. If you could choose who would you like to sit by in class?
They give kids a non-threatening way to say who they would rather not have in their class, and open the door for you to have a discussion to ask why, potentially uncovering issues you didn’t know about before.
If you got to be the teacher tomorrow what would you do? Is there anyone in your class that needs a time out? If you could switch seats with anyone in the class who would you trade with? ***** So far…my favorite answers have come from questions #12. I actually love questions like the “alien” one (#12).
When I asked question #3, I discovered that one of my children didn’t want to sit by a best friend in class anymore — not out of a desire to be mean or bully, but in the hope they’d get the chance to work with other people. And, as my kids get older I know that I am going to have to work harder and harder to stay engaged with them…but I know its going to be worth the work…
And the answers we get are sometimes really surprising.
These are some reviews of the features released in 2005 that have generated the most discussion and interest among film critics and/or the general public. Sometimes small-scale, informal projects can liberate a director. What do you think you should do/learn more of at school? What do you think you should do/learn less of at school? Who in your class do you think you could be nicer to? Sometimes we just need to figure out the right kinds of questions to ask our children…questions may work better for some kids than others. But I want to know what is going on in their lives and how I can help them. ” 🙂 You can find the APP HERE This year Simon is in 4th grade and Grace is in 1st grade and I find myself asking them every day after school, “So how was school today? And everyday I get an answer like “fine” or “good” which doesn’t tell me a whole lot. They aren’t perfect…but I do get at least complete sentences…and some have lead to interesting conversations…and hilarious answers…and a few insights into how my kids think and feel about their time at school. What was the best thing that happened at school today? (What was the worst thing that happened at school today?