5 Tips to Get Your Child Chattering Away
4. If You Want Her to Do Something, Just Ask
As you know, it's not realistic to expect your child to behave perfectly all the time. Your child has a mind of her own and learns through her mistakes. So rather than demanding that your child behave a certain way, make positive requests. (For example, say "please walk" instead of "don't run.") Kids who learn to respond to requests at home are better equipped to be well-mannered at school.