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My daughter doesn't want to do as instructed

I have the same problem with my 5 year old. I think it's kids being kids. Testing our boundaries and pushing buttons. Mine does it all the time. I have to repeat myself 5 times at times till it ...
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My daughter doesn't want to do as instructed

I'd start off with a few basic reminders. Be kind to yourself, this is a normal thing that many parents experience. You cannot directly control her actions; you can only control your own. Some ...
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My daughter doesn't want to do as instructed

To lead with: while it probably feels like this is extreme and impossible to deal with, we all deal with things that are not all that different as parents. Particularly if you're trying to parent in ...
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My daughter doesn't want to do as instructed

getting help is great needing help is the human condition, we all need help my favorite parenting program is Positive Discipline the program helps parents identify their child's feelings children's ...
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How to make my 9-year-old son accept that he will repeat the school year?

This is a National Institue of Health article about retaining a child in Kindergarten, but lists other studies that include retention in higher grades: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/...
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How to make my 9-year-old son accept that he will repeat the school year?

First, I'd like to propose two alternatives, if you and your partner are willing to put in a significant number of hours over the summer so that your son does not have to repeat the year: homeschool ...
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Fun statistics to record about one's own children

When my niece was a little girl, she used to say really interesting things in all situations. We thought that we'd never forget them. She grew up and it turned out that we do not really remember much ...
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