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4 Questions to Ask Your Kids ... and 1 Not to

Recently I read Kacy’s great post, Ask Your Kids If Numbers Have Personalities and it reminded me of questions that I loved to ask my kids when they were younger. Questions that got them thinking and gave me insight into their development and their world. And made me laugh. A lot.

Click through to see some questions you may want to ask your kids the next time you need some comic relief with your kids!

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  • How Old Do You Think I Am? 1 of 5
    How Old Do You Think I Am?
    I remember asking my 6-year-old son this and he thought I was 70 whereas his friend decided I was closer to 90. That's the day I got a new moisturizer.
    Photo Credit: MorgueFile
  • How Much Does a New Car Cost? 2 of 5
    How Much Does a New Car Cost?
    Great news! If you're shopping for a new car, they're available for $30 in kid world!
    Photo Credit: MorgueFile
  • How Does Someone Become President of the United States? 3 of 5
    How Does Someone Become President of the United States?
    Seems like you have to be pretty rich and buy people stuff. (Not that far off.)
    Photo Credit: Wiki
  • Have You Ever Seen a Baby Pigeon? 4 of 5
    Have You Ever Seen a Baby Pigeon?
    A surprising number of children think sparrows are baby pigeons. At least the children who are related to me do. (WHERE ARE ALL THE BABY PIGEONS?!)
    Photo Credit: MorgueFile
  • Do You Ever Wonder If Your Dolls Come Alive at Night 5 of 5
    Do You Ever Wonder If Your Dolls Come Alive at Night
    Warning: I know it seems like a fun question at the time, but DO NOT ASK THIS QUESTION IF YOU WANT YOUR CHILD (and therefore you) TO EVER SLEEP AGAIN. I repeat, do not. But if you do, please email me and let me know the answer. Email anytime. I'll be awake.
    Photo Credit: MorgueFile

For more of Marinka’s wisdom, visit her personal blog Motherhood in NYC and The Mouthy Housewives, where she doles out advice as though it were candy. Mmm…candy. Also, follow her on Twitter, where she never refers to herself in the third person, but does have a potty mouth. Sorry!

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