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Old 07-09-2017, 08:26 AM   #4 (permalink)
ndsgr
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Originally Posted by Bluetick View Post
Just get up and leave the room. Refuse to be held hostage by a child. If she passes out just leave her, don't try to catch her. A couple of bumps and she will learn it hurts and she will start to lay herself down.
We are usually considered pretty heartless by other parents. Our kids hurt themselves and we don't pay attention to them. They have to pick themselves up. They also know that if we get involved, it's likely play time is over and they go to bed. We are fans of letting them figure out things the hard way; sometimes with a warning first, "That seems like a really stupid thing to do..." *gets hurt* "told ya."

This shit is next level though.
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