6 Annoying Child Milestones We Could Live Without

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Saying "No" to Everything

Whether you're trying to coax him into putting on his shoes, eat his lunch or say hi to grandma, the negative response can be embarrassing and infuriating.

How to deal: Your toddler says "no" because he hears you use the word and sees how it works. Reduce the negativity by using the word sparingly in your own vocabulary, and then give your little one choices, so instead of saying "no," he needs to give an actual answer.