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A 33-year-old female asked:

my little 4 years girl does not ccept anything i say to her, neither for eating nor for studying or sleeping or having a bath. what should i do?

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Dr. Edward Kuhnley
Child Psychiatry 45 years experience
Model behavior: Your child is likely trying to develop autonomy & to be like you. You are probably doing many excellent things & some adjustments will serve both of you. Show her how to listen by listening to her, agreeing whenever possible. Allow her to make decisions you a decide are okay for her. http://www.supernanny.co.uk/advice/-/parenting-skills/-/routine-and-teamwork/how-to-get-your-child-to-listen.aspx.
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 50 years experience
Supernanny was great! America's Supernanny is televised currently.
Apr 3, 2013

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