I’ve also noticed that sometimes day-to-day life tends to take over parent-child conversations. What helps you feel better when you’re upset or stressed? What can I do to help you when you’re upset or stressed?
Interactions revolve around chores, homework, dinner, and activities.
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Don’t ask too many of these at once, but instead try to use them as a starting point for a more in-depth conversation.
Here’s a list of questions that can spark conversations that will help you connect more with your children.
I think most of these would be great for kids of any age, although you may need to word them a bit differently depending on your child’s age and maturity level.
Here are some discussion questions and topics to help create interaction in your youth group.
Feel free to add or subtract to fit your youth group needs.
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