At the end of your tether with a badly behaved tot? Here’s how to regain control of the situation – and your sanity
We love them so much, but dealing with energetic toddlers who insist on doing the things you’ve repeatedly told them not to do is enough to try the patience of a saint – let alone an ordinary mum.
Why does your toddler persist in this behaviour, you ask? After all, you’ve taught him the difference between good and bad behaviour. The problem is, as he gets older and wiser he’ll start to push at those boundaries.
“A toddler tests us to see how we’ll react and to find out how much he can get away with,” says Naomi Richards, founder of The Kids Coach (www.thekidscoach.org.uk). It’s his way of asserting his independence. If you’ve got a little one who’s particularly good at pushing your buttons, we’re here to help…
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