They are called the formative years for a reason. Many insights can be gained from asking about someone’s childhood. These questions are anything to do with the year prior to what we current call adulthood.
I'd like to know...
What I'd like to know
How old where you when you realized you are lucky? Who is someone from your past that you are sorry you lost track of? Who was your best friend growing up? What did you do durring your childhood summers? Did you ever get left behind as a child? At what point did you life change for the better? What is the funniest thing you have heard a child say? What do you miss from you childhood? What did you do to get pocket money as a child? What was the address of the house you grew up in? Who taught you to swim? Who taught you to ride a bike? What was your favorite bed time story as a child? What was your first pet? What is your favorite childhood picture of yourself? What activity did you used to do as a child but no longer do? What was you favorite childhood toy What nicknames do you have? What was your first bike like? If you had it to do over again what would you study in school? What traditions did your family have? Where were you in life 10 years ago? What movie can you quote word for word? What song defines your childhood What is the most disgusting thing you have ever eaten? What makes you feel young? What scares you in the dark? What was the first concert you went to see? Where did you go on vacation as a child? What was your favorite TV show growing up? What is your earliest memory? How old where you when you got your first computer? What was your first car? What is your favorite song from a Disney Movie? What is you favorite Disney Movie Where were you in life 5 years ago? What makes a house a home? When was the last time you really laughed? What grown-up job did you want to have when you where a child? What cartoon charcter do you identify with? What cartoon do you still like to watch?
Asking the right questions is more important than knowing the answers.