Why kids ask ‘why?’

Understanding why kids ask "why?" helps parents connect with their children.
Experts say such inquisitiveness- which can include questions about the physical world, feelings and relationships, and even about change and loss- helps children learn and grow.
"Parents should actively encourage their youngsters' curiosity," said educational consultant Dr. Renee CherowO'Leary. "Asking questions indicates that children are noticing the world around them. They are listening t...

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