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Why is it, when you ask a kid to stop doing something, they pretend you don't hear them?

banging head into wallThen do it more! And over and over and over again! All becuase you said no!

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Asked by Musicmom80 at 8:38 PM on May. 10, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • Great Question!!! Selective hearing!!

    Answer by mkdirector2011 at 8:40 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • Wasn't it fun when you did it to your mom? lol

    Answer by xmama_bellax at 8:40 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • I asked my daughter this question and she told me it's because she has potatoes in her ears..

    Comment by Musicmom80 (original poster) at 8:42 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • If they don't hear you they're not doing anything wrong.

    Answer by Imogine at 8:44 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • Yea that's why i like to say cookie or doughnut at the end of my sentences! lol

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:46 PM on May. 10, 2011

  • When mine pull that I always say something like 'oh I guess so and so doesn't want ice cream tonight' and then they stop what they're doing and are like 'icecream?!?'. Works every time.

    Answer by Nanixh at 9:05 PM on May. 10, 2011

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