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what would you do

if a neighbor (6 yo girl) kept going upstairs even though you have told her several times not to play up there. i often have someone taking a nap up there, and dh has important papers up there. there are no toys u there. the kids get the whole basement, and the whole backyard.

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Asked by happy2bmom25 at 5:51 PM on Aug. 12, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • March her back down and tell her this is her last chance or she won't be able to come over anymore

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 5:52 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I would call her mother and tell he rto come get her daughter and say sorry but until she learns to follow what our rules are here, she can't come back over.

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 5:52 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Gate it. If that doesn't work, bring her home and explain to her parents that you have asked her not to go upstairs and if she cannot abied by your house rules, then they kids will only be allowed to play together outside or at their house.

    Answer by JGRIMMER at 5:53 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • tell her if she can't follow the rules of your house then she can't come over

    Answer by elizabiza at 5:54 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • What butterflyblue said and then if that doesn't work..tell her mom.

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 5:55 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I would send her home. If that is possible. and tell her evey time you do that you leave.


    Answer by louise2 at 5:59 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • i told her three times the other day, and then sent her home. i sent her home the first time she did it you think i was too mean? dh thinks i was . could she have just forgotten that she is not supposed to be up there?

    Comment by happy2bmom25 (original poster) at 6:00 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Maybe put a gate up so she can not go up there. I would tell her everytime she comes over, something like "remember no going up stairs" this way you know she is aware of the rule, if she dosen't listen, send her home.

    Answer by sheloveearth at 6:23 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Nope, not harsh at all, Kids need to know their boundaries. I would have sent her home and told her not to come back for a few days.

    Answer by Liansmommie at 12:09 AM on Aug. 13, 2010

  • Don't let her in the house if she can't follow your rules

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:28 PM on Aug. 13, 2010

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