Beating the Backtalk Blues

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Beating the Backtalk Blues
Mon, 05-24-2010 - 11:34pm
One of the great joys—and frustrations—of living with children is watching their individual personalities emerge. It is fascinating to watch your child develop her likes and dislikes, but not quite so exciting when you ask her to do something and she says "No, that's stupid!" Backtalk. It's the not-so-positive side of your daughter exerting her independence. Here parents share their tips for controlling the smarty-pants syndrome while still raising a child that knows how to speak up for herself. Yes, it can be done!



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