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    Sometimes my son is very stubborn. He insists on getting what he wants, or he starts crying. I don't know how to react in these situations

    Team ParentCircle Answered by Team ParentCircle


    Dear Parent,

    It’s difficult to deal with a stubborn child who wants his way all the time. It looks like he has learned how to test your patience and knows that if he tries hard enough, you will give in to him. This pattern needs to be broken so that you can take charge and break his hold over you. Please follow these links to get tips and guidance on how to deal with your child’s stubborn behavior.

    Positive and Negative Effects of Stubborn Behaviour in Children

    Managing Your Strong-Willed Preschoolers (3 to 5-Year-Olds)

    Tips to Deal with Stubborn Toddlers

    Tips For Parenting Your Stubborn Child

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