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I've had a 3 year old in time out for 15 minutes now

Anonymous
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Because she won't quit back talking, telling me no, and she won't stay in time out. I told her her 3 minutes starts when she sits there nicely. Day 1 with this kid and she's naughty as all get out. I'm sitting here beside her, ignoring her, so that she'll stay put.

Posted by Anonymous on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:54 AM
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by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:55 AM

She's being so contrary she told me she doesn't want to get out of time out. 

emt088
by Silver Member on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:56 AM
Meh. Let her sit there then. Shell get bored eventually. That's when you tel her she still has to serve her three minutes
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by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:57 AM


Quoting emt088:

Meh. Let her sit there then. Shell get bored eventually. That's when you tel her she still has to serve her three minutes

That's what I'm doing. She hasn't quit back talking the entire time.

kelliehelvie
by on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:57 AM
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Don't talk to her!!!! Just sit her down and turn away. She can talk and scream and kick and yell in time out...just no getting up. If she gets up pick her up and sit her back down. No words or eye contact.
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by Anonymous 2 on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:58 AM
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Have you tried the 1-2-3 Magic approach? My DD's school uses it in PreK and it works.

EvilAsh
by on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:58 AM

My kids have sat in a time out for over an hour before. They know it doesn't start until they're calm and quiet. 

AHmom103
by Gold Member on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:58 AM

 Lol. Have fun. Don't you hate these kind of days? My 5 year old has been in and out of timeout all morning. I told her 1 more time, and she's just going to her room for the afternoon.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:59 AM


Quoting kelliehelvie:

Don't talk to her!!!! Just sit her down and turn away. She can talk and scream and kick and yell in time out...just no getting up. If she gets up pick her up and sit her back down. No words or eye contact.

That's what I'm doing and why I'm on cm. I'm just ignoring her. She's pretty stubborn. lol

Anonymous
by Anonymous 1 - Original Poster on Mar. 11, 2013 at 11:59 AM


Quoting Anonymous:

Have you tried the 1-2-3 Magic approach? My DD's school uses it in PreK and it works.

Never heard of it.

BamaMommy2
by Angel.N.Disguise on Mar. 11, 2013 at 12:00 PM



Quoting Anonymous:

Have you tried the 1-2-3 Magic approach? My DD's school uses it in PreK and it works.


I've never heard of this. What is it, exactly?

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