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Is Your Toddler Talking Back?

A toddler that talks back to you or is defiant can be frustrating. However, it is important to remember that these behaviors are very common (and normal!). What’s more, with a little positive discipline you can stop these unwanted behaviors as you guide your toddler into better behavior.


How to Calmly Handle Defiant Behavior from Your Toddler

Once children reach about 18 months of age, they begin to realize that they have some control over the world around them. While this is a positive development in terms of building self-confidence, it can also lead to some defiant behavior, including the frequent use of the word “No!”

Many parents wonder how they can help their child continue on the path toward independence without allowing back talk. Thankfully, there are several ways to accomplish this: