ok, first, let me say that she has no hearing issues. she can understand and repeat back to me what i say. she is just stubborn. i have to ask/ tell her to do things repeatedly. and she will just do whatever she wants. i am at my wits end. yes, i kno she is just wanting to express her free will and do things on her own, but there is a limit. she needs to kno that since i am the mother i am in charge. how would u suggest i get her to listen to me?
on several occasions, she has gotten hurt bc she wont listen. (ex: stop running. and she doesnt. so she trips and falls).
Answer by tootoobusy at 6:27 PM on Oct. 4, 2010
Answer by KaraMia15 at 6:05 PM on Oct. 4, 2010
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Answer by CafeMochaMom1 at 6:16 PM on Oct. 4, 2010
Answer by KaraMia15 at 6:23 PM on Oct. 4, 2010
The consequence depends on the situation. With my 3 year old twins, if I ask them to pick up their toys and they don't, then I might pick them up myself and say, "How sad! You didn't pick up your toys. Mommy picked them up, and now they are mine." They may not be bothered about it immediately, but at some point they will miss the toys. If they don't listen at the store I might go through a drive through to get ice cream and not get them any...when they say they want ice cream too, I say, "I know you love ice cream, and it is so sad that I can only buy ice cream for children who listen/behave at the store."
Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 6:24 PM on Oct. 4, 2010
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Answer by sherribeare at 12:11 AM on Oct. 5, 2010