Parenting - Behaviour | 3-18 yrs

How To Say 'no' To Kids


For parents, saying no to their children’s demands is a difficult task. We are so used to pampering our children with an abundance of gifts and love that saying no seems almost impossible. But, a constant stream of ‘yes’ can easily lead to raising a spoilt child. To know more about saying no, please click through the pages of this ClipBook.


Why Kids Need To Hear The Word ‘No’

It's so important you get good at saying "no"? A constant stream of "yes" can easily lead to you raising a spoiled child, which is damaging both financially and psychologically.

How To Be A More Assertive Parent

It can be hard to say “no” to our kids. Does your child manipulate, act out and negotiate until he gets his way? Sara Bean explains how to change from being a passive parent into an assertive one by taking back authority and learning how to say “no.”

How To Say "No" To Your Kids And Why They'll Thank You Later

No one enjoys saying “No” to their kids – the tantrums, the whining – it can be tempting to just give in. But what does giving in really teach our children? Child development and behavioral specialist Betsy Brown Braun explains how best to say “No...

10 Ways To Say "No" Without Saying No

Telling your toddler "no" is one of the easiest forms of discipline, but it isn't always the most effective. Here are 10 better ways to get your tot to listen.

Saying No To Adult Children Without Hard Feelings

Many people find it hard to say no and it may be especially hard for parents to say no to their adult children. You might also worry about hurting their feelings or creating conflict in your relationship.

The Benefits Of Saying 'No'

Saying no to your children can be a teaching moment - an opportunity to learn about responsibility and how to deal with disappointment. It can free up some time for the things that you really want to do, and can alleviate a lot of the stress that ...

7 Positive Alternatives To "No"!

No is not such a good teaching word. For a toddler, it conveys disapproval rather than a specific instruction, something along the lines of there is something you are doing right now that I don’t like and want you to stop, but you will have to gue...

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