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My Child doesn’t like the word NO!

As a parent, you may find yourself struggling with a child

who doesn't seem to respond well to the word "no". It's important to remember that every child is unique, and what works for one may not work for another.

Instead of using the word "no" as a default response, try to offer alternative solutions or compromises. For example, instead of saying "no, you can't have that toy", try saying "let's play with this toy first, and then we can switch to that one". or instead of saying “Not Now, try saying, “Maybe later, but first lets...”

By offering choices and alternatives, you can help your child feel more empowered and in control of the situation. Children do need to feel some control.

Also, it's important to role model positive behavior and communication yourself.

If your child sees you responding calmly and respectfully to difficult situations, they are more likely to follow suit.

Remember to be patient and consistent, and to always

approach your child with love and understanding.

Then they will learn to do the same to others.

If you are still having trouble then seek support as there are lots of ways to encourage children without giving direct commands, which some children dislike or avoid. There are lots of alternative, less stressful ways to get around this problem!

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