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sdadkin posted:
My oldest turned 4 in July and for a few months now he has had this major attitude. Whenever I get onto him he talks back to me and he doesn't want to share his toys. I have a 2 year old son as well and he likes to do everything his big brother does. DS1 isn't horrible, but I don't want to let it get too far out of control. I also just found out I am expecting baby # 3, so I don't have a lot of patience for his attitude. Any suggestions to help with his attitude?
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sarah0323 responded:
Be consistent. Every time mine do something that they aren't supposed to. Off to time out they go. They don't get a reaction out of me. Just off to time out. No talking to them. When their time is up then we will discuss what they did that was wrong. Even my 2 year old knows what a time out is. Good Luck. My 2 year old wants to do everything that my teenager does. I have fun times explaining why older sister can do something and she can't.
Me 33, DD - O 13, DS1 -J 8, DS2 - Cr 6, DS3 - Co 5, DD2 - E (11/10)


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