When Kids Constantly Say No

In this ‘Maggie Moment’ one of Australia’s favourite parenting authors Maggie Dent talks about what to do when young children constantly say no and won’t be kind.

Maggie talks specifically about the egocentric window under 4, and how to identify when this developmentally normal tendency tips over into a power struggle. She talks about how to use connection to guide our children to push back less. Maggie helps us see that there are times when we have to be really clear that some things are not negotiable but other times we need to allow our children a bit more authority — ‘no’ is not always a challenge to our authority.

Maggie talks about filling up children’s love cups and mentions her previous video blog on building love bridges…