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10 Ways to Get Kids to Open Up About Their Day, According to Lifehacker Readers

Or sometimes… just let them be.

Boy resting after school.

Photo: wavebreakmedia (Shutterstock)

You want to keep a pulse on what is happening in your kid’s life, you want to be there for them, be involved, and be supportive. But sometimes, they’re just exhausted, and they don’t feel like chatting, and no amount of cute tricks will change that. On those days, follow Facebook-commenter Laura’s advice:

Leave them alone… they’re knackered.