Quotation by Marge Kennedy

Too-broad questions, such as, "What's on your mind?" are apt to be answered "nothing" nearly one hundred percent of the time. Be careful of slipping into ""psycho-speak," however. Kids pick up instantly your attempt at being a pseudo-shrink. Most resent it and are apt to tune out anything that sounds like you're reading a script from the latest child-psychology text.
Marge Kennedy (20th century), U.S. writer, and Janet Spencer King, writer. The Single Parent Family, ch. 3 (1994).
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