If your child hears you using put-downs, making snide comments, using sarcasm, swearing or shouting or sees you rolling your eyes or making faces at people, you are not modelling a respectful attitude.
Be polite, courteous, considerate and well-mannered, and you will soon see such an attitude from your child.
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• Backchat is often associated with your little one’s resentment at being asked to do things she doesn’t want to do, or not getting her way.
You may want to try using a thought box to encourage communication.
A child who is defiant, stubbornly refuses to cooperate and ignores simple requests can make every day feel like an uphill struggle.
Putting A Stop To Whining: Every parent suffers through it: the loud, obnoxious, pull-your-hair-out whining of a child who wants his or her way, now.
“Would you like to tidy your room before dinner or after?
” The Magic Words: It's driving you crazy reminding them to ‘say please! Choose between these four very different approaches. Children's selective hearing is a big source of frustration for parents!