You want to know more about the life of your children? Maybe you’re just asking them the wrong questions – in the video you can see how they immediately get into conversation with them!
What question do you ask your child if you see it after school or kindergarten? “How was your day?” Or maybe, “What did you do today?” Welcome to the club! Non-representative studies from our circle of friends and colleagues have shown that a large majority of parents always fall back on the classic issues.
The problem with these questions is that even if they are genuinely interested, they are not very creative. So you do not have to be surprised if the answers are monosyllabic. So for example: “Good.” Or: “Played.”
What we need are better questions. Questions that are surprising. To stimulate the storytelling. Or for reflection. In short, questions that are just more fun. In the video above, we have put together a few questions where most children immediately blast, like a waterfall – give it a try!
But beware: It is advisable to dose the questions well – after all, the interviews of curious mothers can also quickly become a “Momolog”, as our colleague Alena describes here very funny …