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Parenting tips: Things to do when your kid refuses to listen

Published on Jul 05, 2023 03:11 PM IST
  • From taking a step back to being consistent about boundaries, here are a few things that we can do when the child refuses to listen to us.
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While parenting, we often come across situations when our child refuses to listen to us. They may be throwing tantrums or trying to get it their way. However, there are situations where we as parents may lose our temper. However, as Psychologist Jazmine McCoy pointed out, we should try to understand them and try to set healthy boundaries so that they understand and not repeat the same behavior. Here are a few things that we can do.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2023 03:11 PM IST

While parenting, we often come across situations when our child refuses to listen to us. They may be throwing tantrums or trying to get it their way. However, there are situations where we as parents may lose our temper. However, as Psychologist Jazmine McCoy pointed out, we should try to understand them and try to set healthy boundaries so that they understand and not repeat the same behavior. Here are a few things that we can do.(Unsplash)

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We should understand that it is okay if the child disagrees with us. Every relationship, even that of a parent and a child can have its own disagreements. But we need to find a common ground to arrive at a decision. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2023 03:11 PM IST

We should understand that it is okay if the child disagrees with us. Every relationship, even that of a parent and a child can have its own disagreements. But we need to find a common ground to arrive at a decision. (Unsplash)

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When the child tries to refuse with us, we should take a step back and try to understand their perspective, instead of trying to have the upper hand in the relationship. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2023 03:11 PM IST

When the child tries to refuse with us, we should take a step back and try to understand their perspective, instead of trying to have the upper hand in the relationship. (Unsplash)

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Sometimes the child may have difficulties with the boundaries that we set for ourselves, but we should proceed with empathy and care about it. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2023 03:11 PM IST

Sometimes the child may have difficulties with the boundaries that we set for ourselves, but we should proceed with empathy and care about it. (Unsplash)

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When it comes to boundaries and routines, we should maintain honesty and consistency about it, to make the child understand the importance of it. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2023 03:11 PM IST

When it comes to boundaries and routines, we should maintain honesty and consistency about it, to make the child understand the importance of it. (Unsplash)

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Nothing good ever happens when we try to take decisions while being angry. The best way forward is to pause, calm down and take an informed decision after having a conversation with the child. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 05, 2023 03:11 PM IST

Nothing good ever happens when we try to take decisions while being angry. The best way forward is to pause, calm down and take an informed decision after having a conversation with the child. (Unsplash)

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