It’s a word that brings a lot of joy, as children realise they can choose whether or not to do what you say – but can get very tiring when it’s all you hear from them. Clear instructions and boundaries help children learn how to behave. These tips can help.
Making small changes to the way you give instructions helps your child to do what you ask. The first step is giving really simple instructions.
“No” is an easy word to say, and is often one of the first that children learn. Try to create opportunities for them to give other answers.
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