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    Quote Originally Posted by Anjalee View Post
    I'm with others, I go through expectations with my DD before we leave the house, then again in the car. If she acts up when we're out she gets one warning and if it continues we leave, only had to do it once kicking and screaming and she hasn't done it since.

    If I know we're going to be doing something stressful, like a huge shop/back to school shopping etc I wait until a day when DH is home as he's tougher than me haha.
    I tried this a few times it didn't seem to work but maybe she was too young to understand. I'll be trying it again soon.


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    All of the above. Many active I have had to crouch down to DS's level and do my low 'I mean business' voice. I also have found that if I chat with DS at other times about how it makes me feel when he plays up when we're out he listens to that. Last week DS screamed at me when I went to pick him up from daycare - I was so taken aback! Later, I told him it made me feel sad when he screamed at me, and the next day when I picked him up he said 'I am a good boy today mummy and you won't be sad'. Kids understand basic emotions so it seems to be effective at times.

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    Thanks all, I'll give these a try. My DH works a lot and I have always taken them everywhere with me, with very few problems.

    The wheels seem to have fallen off just in the last few weeks and I have completely lost my confidence now.


 

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