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5 Questions You Must Ask Your Kids at Bedtime



It is very important to have conversation with kids as bedtime is the best time to talk to them. It is the time when you can listen to your kids without any disturbance and understand their problems clearly. All the chores of the day are done during the bedtime and it is the most convenient time to have peaceful discussion with kids. Have a quick look at the 5 questions you must ask your kids at bedtime.


Bedtime is the best time to interact with your kid about his or her whole day activity. All kids want their wish lists to be known to their parents; what they want to do and how much they achieve every day. It is very important to let your kids know that you are also curious to know about their all day activities. Listen to what your kids have to say. It reflects their way of perceiving the world and the things around them. You will get to know what your child is doing, whether he or she is on the right track or not.

If you get an iota of doubt also that your kid is going haywire then you can talk to your kid and solve the matter instantly if you know exactly what your child is up to the whole day. Results have found that kids open up the most at bedtime. So it is the best time you got to know your kids more closely. Here are 5 most important questions that you must ask your kids at bedtime.


1. How Was Your Day?


This is the most common question to be asked to your kid but this very question has a lot of things to say. This question shows your sincerity towards your kid. It reflects that you are concerned about your kid despite your busy schedule at home or at work. You will notice that your kid will open up everything to you about his or her day when you ask him or her question. Do not be a silent listener. Show your kid that you are listening to him or her by counter questioning him.

Appreciate your child if he or she talks about something excellent, rectify your child if he does something wrong. Make him or her apologize for his or her wrong doings. Bedtime is the best time for doing this. But do not nag with the same things the next morning, it will make things worse and your kid will feel insecure to talk about everything the next night in the fear of getting rebuked.


2. What is Your Plan for Tomorrow?

Just as you ask about the past time, it is also important to know about tomorrows. It will give you a thorough insight about your kid’s plan for the next day. It will also remind your kid about the routine for the next day. If they forget anything important you can remind them about that if you have a thorough discussion about it.


3. How are You Working Toward the Aim in Your Life?


Kids talk about a lot of professions that they want to take up when they grow up and with age their choice of professions changes. It is fun to hear your kids talk about their aim in life. It reflects how they perceive each profession. It shows their choice of preferences and they like to choose only those professions in life that seem to be very appealing to them. Bedtime is an open platform of discussion when you get to rectify your kid’s opinions and views about different career choices. You can also discuss about the different strategies and help your child to plan in right direction to achieve his or her aims in life.


4. What Made you Upset Today?


If you find your kid upset about anything and behaving oddly, bedtime is the best time to ask your kid about this. This is the time when kids become more sensitive and emotional and find a safe place to share their thoughts. You will get to know if anything went wrong with your kid and can take proper action instantly.


5. Which Thing Did You Like the Most Today?


You must ask your kids about their preferences about anything in order to know their choices. Give them a list of alternatives of anything and make them choose from there. You can also give an example of different situations and ask your kid what he or she would have done if faced with the same situations. This will help you read his or her mind and understand your kid better.

Bedtime is the best time to communicate and to get to know your kids better. So ask all the crucial questions during bedtime that you want to ask your kids. You will get the best answers from them during this time.


Which is the right time to have discussion with kids? It is good to talk to kids during bedtime? What are the benefits of talking to kids during bedtime? Discuss here.

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Preeti.2 years ago
It is necessary to know the ups and downs which children are facing and bedtime is surely a good time to chat with kids.
 
 
 
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Manthan.2 years ago
Talking to kids is a must and we can talk and listen to them properly during bedtime.
 
 
 
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Sonia.2 years ago
bedtime is a good time to talk to kids about their all day activities.
 
 
 
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