25 Ways to Ask Your Kids "So How Was School Today" (without asking "how was school today")
"I gotta go back, back, back to school again...."
It's actually 28 ways, so that's a bonus. This great resource comes from Simple Simon and Company, a fun blog by some fun ladies.
I don’t have teenagers of my own but I’ve worked with my fair share of them….and one thing that I’ve found is that when you want them to open up just sitting them down and asking questions isn’t really effective. BUT, if you….say….trap them in the car…and talk to them while you are driving…and they don’t have to make eye contact… they are more willing to offer up more information or ask more questions.
Getting to Know You...Again
John Gottman, one of the kings of marriage therapy, has a lot of great activities on how to assess and reconnect your marriage. You can find a few of his resources here. In the meantime, unplug, grab a glass of whatever you'd like, and take this quiz with your honey courtesy of Dr.Gottman. Enjoy!
Leana Sykes is a Relationship Counselor and the owner of Leana Sykes Relationship Counseling & Mediation in Oaklyn, NJ.