Easily one of the MOST frustrating aspects of being a parent, is trying to have a conversation with your kid(s). Not a day goes by that I don’t see on social media, or experience myself this scenario right here:
Me: Hey, how was your day today?
Me: Oh yeah? What was the best part of your day?
6yo: I don’t know…riding the bus, I guess.
Me: Did you learning anything cool in school?
6yo: (shoulder shrug)…Sure.
Are you kidding me right now?!? Two minutes ago I couldn’t get the kid to shut up about his Lego Ninjago set, or some Sponge Bob episode. But now that I want to know about his day, it’s like having a conversation with a mime over here. Continue reading