It’s quite normal for children to not always do as they’re told. Giving clear instructions and boundaries can help.
For these to be effective, introduce them alongside positive reinforcement. Spend time with your child, give lots of praise, and keep rewarding the behaviours you want to see more of.
Teenagers are developing their independence. Let them take responsibility for carrying out tasks.
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