My child won't listen when I ask her to do something!
OPTION 1: Step 1
ACKNOWLEDGE FEELINGS "It's fun to throw balls!"
OPTION 1: Step 2
SET LIMITS "We don't throw balls inside the house."
OPTION 1: Step 3
EMPOWER CHILD "You can throw balls outside."
"Wet towels on the bed make bed uncomfortable". "Stepping on flowers causes them to die"
Get Them to Think of A Solution
"What might happen if you leave your toys in the doorway?" "Is that a good place or not a good place to leave your cup?"
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