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How to Deal with Child who Back Answers

Does your child back answers you? Yelling and shouting at child will not help you at all and it will just make the situation worse. It is totally in hands of parents to help child control the habit of back answering. Read on to find tips for dealing with back answering in children.

It is matter of concern for parents when children start back answering them. However, tackling situation calmly can help parents to cope with back answering in children easily. Children imbibed such behaviour as per the environment in which they are brought-up. However, parents can control this back talking in children easily. Read on to know how parents can deal with back answering in children.

Handle the Situation Calmly 

When your child starts back answering you, you should handle the situation calmly. You may feel frustrated but try to control yourself. Staying calm in such situation is a key for solving the problem. If you burst out on your child at such times, situation may become worse. At the same time such situations can prove bad for the overall development of your child.

Do not Yell at your Child

Parents tend to shout and yell at child when child back answers. Parents often think that yelling, shouting and scaring the child helps to keep the child in control. However, yelling and shouting at child may spoil your bonding with child. It is always better to talk to child as a friend. It is very necessary to build a bond with child so that your child is able to share the problems and difficulties easily.

Do not Hit your Child

In some cases, parents also hit the child when the child back answers. However, you should avoid hitting the child. Hitting will not help you at all for controlling habit of back answering in your child. However, hitting can influence your child negatively. In fact parents should not hit the child in any case. At the same time you should also avoid giving punishments for back answering. Giving punishments will only worsen the situation.

Talk to your Child 

Talk to your child sweetly even if he back answers. Try to make your child realise the mistake in very sweet manner. It will help if you discuss the issue after sometime. Remember, you should try to make your child realise the mistake and do not force your child to change his or her behaviour. Once your child is aware of his or her mistake, he or she will automatically behave as expected by you.

Give time to Learn

Do not expect an immediate change in behaviour. Give time to your child to learn form mistakes. In the time being you can observe the changes taking place in your child’s behaviour. Dealing with problem patiently will definitely help you to stop your child from back answering.

Practice it Yourself

If you do not expect back answers from your child, you should practice it on your own as well. Your children observe your behaviour and they unknowingly behave in similar manner. So try to avoid back answering by yourself in your day-to-day activities.  However, parents are not completely responsible for back answering in children. It may also depend on peer group of the child.

Avoid Arguing with Child

If your child is not listening you should not start arguing with your child. Arguing with child will definitely result in negative impact about you on your child’s mind. If you are unable to handle the issue, you should keep the issue aside and discuss calmly later on.

Support your Child 

If your child is trying to get rid his or her back answering habit you should support your child. Do not continue to be annoyed with your child for longer time. Your support will help your child to get rid of this back answering habit easily and quickly.

Dealing with situations where your child back answers you is actually a part of parenting. Therefore, you need not be upset instead think about how you can help your child stop back answering quickly.

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Smahita Dev.5 years ago
Really good article. this is the right way of handling a kid as it will get rid of all the behavioural problems from the root itself. Great article.
Prakash Senthil.5 years ago
very good tips for handling a child who back answers. I am sure that these tips will be very effective. Good One!
dina Lapet.5 years ago
Very good article. I found this article very helpful as I was facing the same problems.
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