How do I get my 3 year old to listen better?

Kelly - posted on 11/27/2010 ( 1 mom has responded )

4

17

0

I can ask him to do something and it almost seems that he is purposly ignoring me. I do realize that this is something that is normal for a child his age but it can be frustrating sometimes. Any suggestions?

MOST HELPFUL POSTS

Erin - posted on 11/27/2010

469

4

61

I have the same issue with my son. He will be 3 in Jan. He seems to be listening to me better lately, though. All I can say is keep trying and make a huge deal about it when he does listen to you. Positive reinforcement works better than negative. And I know it can be hard sometimes but try not to get to frustrated with him. They can sense when we feel stressed. And make sure what you're asking is reasonable for his age and development.

1 Comment

View replies by

Join Circle of Moms

Sign up for Circle of Moms and be a part of this community! Membership is just one click away.

Join Circle of Moms