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100 Questions to Ask Your Kids

76. Tell me what you think is good, or bad, about rap music.

77. Do you ever feel you could lose your temper so badly that you could hurt someone? If so, what has made you feel like that?

78. What is the grossest thing you can think of?

79. Has an adult ever hit you that you haven't told me about?

80. Is there anybody in history that you have read about that you would like to be?

81 What do you think is the right age for marriage? Why?

82. Tell me three things you remember about kindergarten.

83. What kids are popular in your grade? What do you think makes a person popular?

84. Has anyone ever tried to sell you drugs? If so, what did you say to that person?

85. If you knew a friend of yours had stolen something, what would you do about it?

86. Do you feel close to any of your grandparents, aunts, or uncles? If so, to whom do you feel closest?

87. What paper have you written that you really felt proud of? Tell me about it.

88. If you could trade lives with somebody you know, who would it be?

89. How do you think you would feel if you thought you were going to be the first person to meet someone from outer space? What would you say or ask?

90. What would you do if you were invisible for a day?

91. What is your very earliest memory as a very little kid?

92. Do you think any of our neighbors are scary?

93. What would you do if you found out one of your teachers was homosexual?

94. Is there anything you pretend you understand, but you really don't? What is it?

95. Who do you think you are most like in our family? Why?

96. Do you believe men and women are equally smart? Why or why not?

97. Do you ever have a dream that comes back over and over? If so, what is it like?

98. Why do you think some people don't like animals?

99. What kind of person should be President of the United States?

100. Why are sports so important to kids?

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From the book 201 Questions to Ask Your Kids by Pepper Schwartz, published by HarperResource, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. Copyright 2000 by Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D. All rights reserved.

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August 29, 2014

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