Quick Hack To Encourage Conversation From Your Kid's End
Ask open ended questions more! Listening attentively to your child's responses shows him that what he is saying matters. Your child gets a sense that you are trying to understand his thoughts and feelings. You can also look for clues regarding the direction in which the interaction should take place and respond accordingly.
Through open ended questions, your child benefits as he is thinking through his response to express his views and his responses give you information about what he thinks and feels.