My 4 year old son argues abot everything! It's so bad that the other day he was playing in the playpen. I said, "Stay out of the playpen, you're too big for it." His reply, "It's not a playpen....it's a playpen!" ??? He's arguing about the facts with the exact same facts. What the heck do I do about it??Answer Question
Don't tolerate it for another second. EVERY time he back talks, there are to be repercussions. Whether it's a time out or loss of a privilege. When he speaks nicely to you, make sure you bring that to his attention about how much you appreciate his civil way of speaking to you. Maybe a behavior chart & a reward system. For example, if he can speak kindly to you for a week, then he earns some kind of prize. Nip it now before it gets any worse. GL!
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