Expert-approved strategies to help open conversational floodgates
If you can’t coax more than a one-word answer out of your son or daughter, you need a new strategy to spark more meaningful interactions. “Conversational skills play an integral role in social development, but we don’t always think about how to model them,” says licensed social worker and author of No More Mean Girls Katie Hurley. Learning to ask just-right questions at the most opportune times can help.
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