I have raised nothing but girls and all my friends had nothing but girls...now I have a boy, he is 6 and going through what better be a phase. Whenever I ask him to do something he responds with.. "just make me"
my girls have never said this to me....
How do you handle this behavior ?
Been there done that. The consequence has to be quick and consistent every time. I do not allow back talk from kids..ANY kids. It is disrespectful and if they will do it to you, they will do it to others in authority. At 6 he would go to the corner for 6 minutes. Then he would do what I told him to do after an apology. If he were 16, he would lose phone and computer privileges and be ground for a couple of days. I did this with my sons who are nhow grown. I do it with my grandson and g-daughter now. They are 6 and 7. Little miss smartypants heard one of her friends speak to her Mother inappropriately and tried it with me. It didn't take her long to figure out what happens at others homes does not walk in ours. Stick with it.
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