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Back to School

Back in grade school, the ride home at the end of the day would always be the same. As soon as I was buckled in, I launched into a detailed rehashing of the school day’s events. I would spend the whole ride home talking about my day, while my older brother would sit in silence, content to just listen.

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Some kids are talkers, and some kids are listeners. The key is to know what kinds of questions give the quieter child a chance to speak up. As you enter this busy season of more limited family time, it’s even more important to make every conversation count. Not sure how to start? This Back to School Talk provides conversation starters that helps big talkers and great listeners each share and contribute.

www.imom.com/printable/back-to-school-talk What are you most looking forward to on the first day of school? Who have been your three favorite teachers or adults at school? Name five things you don’t ever want to have for lunch. What class subject would you love to have seven days a week? Do you think we can be on time to school ten days in a row? Who would you like to have in your class? What two things did you like most about last school year? What are your four favorite school lunches? Name three new things you learned last year. Should school be eight hours long each day? Longer? Shorter? Why? Give mom and dad ten hugs—right now! What will be great about being in your new grade? August 2017 • 35

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