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Loud speaking kids.

How do i get my almost 6year old boys to speak softer. They are very loud. They are twins and im not sure if it is a competition thing. Any advice?

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Dezitwins

Asked by Dezitwins at 12:26 AM on Dec. 12, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Beats me. My 7 yo does this too - no matter how many times I tell him to lower his volume.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:27 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • My 5 year old...constantly reminding her that I am not deaf. She wants to be heard...and we are thinking future opera star.
    spottedpony

    Answer by spottedpony at 12:28 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • I had a problem with my son being loud only to find out later he actually had a hearing problem and didn't realize he was so loud. Tubes fixed that.
    DeeMomOfFour

    Answer by DeeMomOfFour at 12:30 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • lol i have 15 month old twins. this does not make me feel good to hear XD
    just something else to look forward to i guess......

    brb buying ear plugs
    ElsaSalsaaa

    Answer by ElsaSalsaaa at 12:31 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • Try whispering "please be quiet". Or at least speaking it quietly. Do not shout "be quiet" just like you do not hit and say "no hitting".
    BluDog

    Answer by BluDog at 12:32 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • I think it's just genetic with my kids. Their dad is loud and i'm not necessarily quiet. If i talk to him in a soft voice and tell him to talk quietly, it works.........for about 1 minute. Then i have to remind him again. He's constantly making loud obnoxious noises, which apparently my husband also did when he was little. I think it's hopeless! Lol!
    MommaTurbo

    Answer by MommaTurbo at 12:42 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • Can be caused by a hearing problem. Please get the child tested.
    babynurse244

    Answer by babynurse244 at 12:43 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • They have been tested, no problem.
    Dezitwins

    Comment by Dezitwins (original poster) at 1:11 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • Explain to them that you will not answer or respond when they are that loud and they need to lower their volume. Then ignore them when they are loud. After a few times it will get so annoying they will quit.
    2murphyboys

    Answer by 2murphyboys at 2:47 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

  • I have the same problem with my 5 and 3 year old....it must be a competition or they must think I'm deaf. I've just tried to make inside voices known as different than outside voices.....kinda works...
    LynnB1

    Answer by LynnB1 at 4:46 AM on Dec. 12, 2010

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