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Jun

6 Tricks to Dealing With the Terrible Twos

Written by Family Magazine. Posted in Dealing with a picky eater toddler, Dealing with the terrible twos, Newborn not sleeping

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The terrible twos are something every parent learns to fear. But, with these tricks, dealing with the terrible twos doesn’t have to be so terrible!

1. Give out consequences

No parent wants to be the bad parent, but sometimes consequences are necessary. A huge part of the terrible twos is your child trying to test your limits, so your discipline has to be firm and consistent. Use time out to your advantage as this will help your child learn proper habits.

2. Give them the ability to choose

During the terrible twos, your toddler is trying to assert their authority with you. Offering them choices gives them the feeling that they have some power. So try and give them choic