- Normalize the question. For example, say: “That’s a really good question.” Use a warm tone of voice.
- Ask “What makes you ask this question today?” or “What do you think?” Asking for more information gives you a sense of what your child already knows
- Answer the question. Share accurate information and your values.
- Check if they understand your answer. For example, say: “What do you think about my answer?” or “Does that answer your question?”
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