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Get Your Kid Talking About Their Day With This Question

Get Your Kid Talking About Their Day With This Question

It’s the refrain heard round the world every afternoon or early evening. Parents everywhere are asking, “How was school?” And their children are responding, “Fine,” much more concerned with procuring a snack and a good TV show than chatting about their day.

How To Politely Exit A Conversation

How To Politely Exit A Conversation

If you’re the kind of person that struggles with small talk, then you probably also struggle with how to end a conversation; after all, when a conversation reaches an awkward silence, there’s no single right way to tell someone “Let’s stop talking, now that we’ve run out of things to…

How To Be A Better Conversationalist, With Journalist Celeste Headlee

We could all get better at conversing with our fellow humans. It’s just so easy these days to hide behind our screens, and when we’re finally face to face with actual people, we’re often talking too much and not listening enough. How can we make the most of those one-on-one,…