Parent Conversation Guides
What is it? The habit of ending every sentence as if it is a question is practiced most often by girls. Bringing awareness of this ubiquitous habit may help your child limit its use.
First – Awareness. Can they notice it in others?
Second – Understanding. Why would the tentative tone of upspeak be a benefit or a disadvantage?
Finally – can they adjust its use in their own speech?
Parents: Use care and patience. This is a difficult and important lesson in self awareness & self control.