Even as we spend more days in close quarters with our loved ones, it’s easy to move along without having meaningful conversations. Below is a list of several great questions and prompts that you can use during this time to make the most of honest conversations and stronger connections at home. We hope they lead you and your loved ones to great discussions around the dinner table, on the phone with loved ones, or even over Zoom with your small group!


15 Questions To Get To Know Someone Better:

  1. What is your favorite childhood memory?
  2. What would you say your biggest strength is?
  3. If you could have dinner with one celebrity, who would it be?
  4. What goals do you want to accomplish in the next year?
  5. What is your dream vacation?
  6. Name an activity you want to add to your bucket list.
  7. Name three people who have made the most positive impacts on your life.
  8. If you won the lottery, what’s the first thing you would do with the money?
  9. What is your favorite holiday?
  10. If you could have one superpower what would it be?
  11. Where do you want to live once we retire?
  12. What is your favorite movie?
  13. What is your biggest regret?
  14. Describe a time you felt brave.
  15. What would you choose to do for the rest of your life if money was not a factor?


40 Questions To Ask Your Parents:

  1. How did you meet each other?
  2. What’s the hardest thing about raising children?
  3. Tell me about the day I was born.
  4. What did you want to be when you were growing up?
  5. If you could change one thing about your life what would it be and why?
  6. What is one thing you know to be true?
  7. What were you going to name me if I was the opposite sex?
  8. What was your favorite band growing up?
  9. Who was your first girlfriend/boyfriend?
  10. What was your first car?
  11. What’s your fondest memory in your first car?
  12. What is your hope for your children/grandchildren?
  13. Is becoming a grandparent different than becoming a parent?
  14. What’s your best advice when buying a new home?
  15. Do you believe in love at first sight?
  16. Tell me about your grandparents.
  17. What is your favorite movie?
  18. Did you play any sports growing up or participate in any extra-curricular activities?
  19. Where have you traveled the furthest?
  20. What are your fears?
  21. What do you think the greatest invention has been during your lifetime?
  22. Did you ever get arrested? If not, what did you do that you should have been arrested for?
  23. How much money does a person need to love life?
  24. What is your most embarrassing moment?
  25. What was the best gift I ever gave you?
  26. How would others describe you in middle school, high school and/or college?
  27. How many times were you in love?
  28. Were your parents strict? Was your Mom or Dad the strictest?
  29. What are the 3 happiest times in your life?
  30. If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money?
  31. Do you think money can buy happiness?
  32. What did I do as a child that frustrated you and what did I do that you loved?
  33. What is your dream job?
  34. If you could have dinner with one person, dead or alive, who would it be?
  35. What’s the hardest/easiest thing about being an adult?
  36. If your life was a reality show, what would it be called?
  37. Describe a moment in American history that you will never forget.
  38. What do you like/dislike about your generation?
  39. What is your wish for your children/grandchildren?
  40. Who is someone you admire? Why?
Thursday, May 21, 2020 by Amanda Martinez