Other Questions You Can Ask Your Childless Friends at Holiday Parties Instead of “When are you having babies?”

The holidays are HEREEEEEEE which means it’s time to start seeing old friends, cousins and neighbors at all the different holiday parties. Catching up is SO MUCH FUN, but I’m about to let you in on a little secret: your childless friends don’t want to be asked when they’ll be having babies.

Now, I know, I know. Your entire LIFE revolves around your kids, their schedules and all of the fun stuff that comes with being a parent! So what else is there to talk about?!?! Well, my friend, there’s actually a LOT to talk about! So today, I’m going to share with you twenty, yes that’s right TWENTY (20) OTHER questions you could ask your childless friends at holiday parties this year! And spoiler alert: they can be asked literally any other time of the year as well. You’re welcome.

I’m going to basically fire these questions off 20 questions style, so let’s just get right to it!

20 Questions You CAN Ask Your Childless Friends at Holiday Parties:

  1. Are you in school or working?

  2. (IF THEY ANSWER SCHOOL): What are you going to school for?

  3. (IF THEY ANSWER WORK): Where do you work?

  4. How is school?

  5. How is work? 

  6. What do you like about school?

  7. What do you like about work?

  8. What do you like to do for fun?

  9. Have you gone on any trips recently? If so, where did you go?

  10. Where’s the next place on your travel bucket list?

  11. Where are you guys living these days?

  12. Do you like where you live? How long have you lived there?

  13. Have you seen any good movies recently?

  14. Have you read any good books lately?

  15. What shows are you guys currently watching?

  16. What kind of podcasts do you like to listen to?

  17. How is {their favorite sports team} doing this season?

  18. Has anything exciting happened to you recently?

  19. What has made you happy recently?

  20. Do you have any fun plans coming up?

See? It’s not hard to ask different questions! In fact, these are much more telling questions slash conversation starters than “When are you having babies?” ever will be. And chances are, if you ask these at the next holiday party, your childless friend won’t avoid you the next time they see you. ;)

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20 Questions to Ask Your Childless Friends | Infertility & the Holidays | Sadie Banks
20 Questions to Ask Your Childless Friends | Infertility & the Holidays | Sadie Banks