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10 Easy Steps to do if you're Child's Ignore you

Updated on September 25, 2014

It's very annoying when you call your child to come over or discuss something, but your child always ignoring you. You feel easily irritated and your voice gets louder.

Even you repeat calling your child again and again but you just still ignore seems like he cannot hear you just like deaf.

But the doctor has found nothing unusual. And now you question your parenting? Even if you annoy with his behaviour, it also has a good side.

Your child's only shown that he is now become more independent and have a ability to make he's own decision for him or herself, so as an outcome, there's a moment you will notice and feel that your child's neglect you.

This is an important stage for your child’s development and also a test for your patience.

Why your child ignores you

Your child has a will of its own and wants to make their decisions. They know what he enjoys and what does not. They can also recognize and responds particularly to his own needs.

Your child is defiant, but you would prefer not to annoy or provoke him.

They have several point of view which is to ignore you because it’s his own way of dealing with this problem and to state their needs and desires.

Your child may not always understand why he or she must follow you, since it compared things differently as opposed to you.

This approach is more difficult both for you and your kid, It also indicate that your child learn this new different components which is to be independent and to follow you.

8 Tips on How to deal with Disobedient Child

Tips on How to react when your child ignores you:

1. Your child just ignores you and not to annoy you.

He just needs enough time to manage some other things that he wants to resolve. It’s not help if you force your child to follow you immediately. And try to notify your child at some point when he must stop playing and ensure that you clarify why he/she need to follow you.

2. React calmly.

When you lose control, try to be calm by deep breathing, your child begins to learn that adults may just be loud but did not actually realize what is really wrong and why you react like that.

If you really interested to understand what his attitude or way of thinking, you should give him a chance to defend himself.

3. Motivate Your Child.

Your child is happy whenever it gains recognition. With compliments and encouragement you motivate your child to interact and to cooperate with you. Praise your child for he's being attentive and done things quickly. Praise motivates more than scolding or punishment.

4. Be more Understandable.

More than three things at once cannot remember your child. Give your child a unique and clear guideline. Statements such as "mess on your room" or "help daddy" are not accurate, especially for small children. It’s better to use clear statements like: "Put the toys in the drawer" or "Put the plate in the dishwasher.

5. Check your behaviour.

Does your child's attention and acceptance is good enough? Chances are this has learned from you and your partner in the previous major prohibitions. Does your child have enough time to seek or go after his personal interests? And do you believe your child understands what you want for him?

6. Find other words for "Yes".

Maybe your child ignores you because he/she would too often heard the word NO. Basically, you may also use the word yes by working with other approach in positive ways. Try to formulate simple phrases such as: "If you want, you can play with the dog later" instead of "no" to say.

7. Give your child space for Independence.

Your child has started to become more independent and wants to decide for themselves. This also means it does not know some things that seem to be fun and different. You should think about what opportunities you can promote to the independence of your child and what decisions it might him or herself.

8. Do not be surprised or upset.

Your child is in the stage of progression. It developed its own will and behaviours. Do not be surprised or offended if you ignore your child over a longer period of time.

9. Avoid Conflict situation

You ignore your child in a conflict situation, you should not ask for more friendly. It is important that you take seriously your child. Speak calmly, but firmly.

10. Stay realistic.

Ask about your child that he didn't want. Do not expect your child to always obey you instantly. If your child is in the middle of the game you should not expect that he/she would immediately stop just because you call it.


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      peachy 5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      My children sometimes ignore my nagging. They are sick and tired of it but these kids are lazy!! I will take note of your tips. Thanks for posting. I need them.