One Word Answers
"How was your day?" "Fine." "What did you do at school today?" "Nothing." Sound familiar? We expect them to share their thoughts and feelings on our schedule, but it doesn't happen that way. We have to be patient and we have to be available when they are ready to open up. You never know when it is coming. When it does, you'd better stop whatever you're doing and listen, because the opportunity may not come around again for a while. Read how one dad got a daughter to open up with The Midnight Call. And if you need some help getting going, use these Conversation Starters.