Asking Better Questions

Asking Better Questions

When you ask anyone “How are you?” They say “Fine and you?” you say “I’m doing well.” and nothing really happens. No information was transferred, no one connected, lives weren’t changed. Typically this is a little wasteful, but it isn’t a tremendous loss. When we are interacted with brand new parents, this is a loss.

I want the parents I speak with to actually open up. The act of discussing our feelings, thoughts, and ideas, improves our life. We work through challenges, and we celebrate our success through language. This missed opportunity for parents is a big deal. They have so much to work out, and to express. 

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A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Do you ever feel like you don’t belong? Maybe as if you’re a little girl wearing your mom’s pearls, and high heels to a PTA meeting. You sit at the table, sipping tea, and listening to other parents. But you’re scared that someone will see you.

“Hey I recognize you!”

You sink into your chair, high heels slipping off your child-size feet. “Yeah you!” She says pointing, suddenly all eyes turn to you. “I recognize you from the park, where you play with my son on the swing set!” Bam! Suddenly everyone knows.

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