Why must you tell children more than once to do something you have asked them????

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I have 3 children and when i ask them to do something i usually have to ask them more than once. Why is that???

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Candice - posted on 05/04/2010

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it's all part of them developing independence...and showing it to you.

Theresa - posted on 05/03/2010

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Because they're children. Our job is to tell them what to do, their job is to ignore us. :)

Jackie - posted on 05/03/2010

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Depends on their ages. Also, remember when you were a kid? Did you always do what your mother said the first time?

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