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My son is almost 4. I share custody with his father. I try to have consisentcy as much as possible. I have him in Gymnastics. I notice with that and other sports he doesn't always listen. I'm just wondering if there are tips or tools you suggest for getting him to listen. I see the future with him being a little hellen if I don't get it shaped up here as I just want him to succeed and if he doesn't follow directions and stare off into space and do the exact opposite what can I do to change that. He has been tested he does have a slight language delay but he is able to follow directions I see it every so often. But I think he's getting joy out of not listening. any suggestions. please help!??Answer Question
He is probably sense your frustration and pretends not to hear ya etc..kids do find joy in annoying parents or getting any type of reaction.....you need to look him in the eyes when you talk to him, then ask him if he understood..and if this doesn't work a little punishment for listening might be the right thing ...take away activities he likes, and tell him he will not do this until he listens.....
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