My tyrant is almost two, she does pretty well so far helping in the yard.
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My grand daughter used to take tools to my bicycle, not actually undoing anything just putting them to the metal. Anything to make them think they can is good when they're so young. The world damps them down later on.
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We can't bring back time so a good amount of your time with your child, creating moments, being a kid again, its so much fun!!!
I hope I am making sense
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kids are operators, and learn how to get what they want.
when my son was a wee lad, the two most favorite things he liked to do
was watch movies, and play with legos. his job was to pick up the legos that
were strewn through out the house before bedtime. he might say NO, not gonna.
then we would say, ok, i will pick the legos up, BUT, they will disappear for a day
or you will not be able to watch any movies tomorrow. thats how it was.
then, if young son got lippy about it the next day, we would say, ok, if you continue
this behavior, you won't play with the legos or watch movies tomorrow either.
trust me, it won't happen more than once or twice tops.
the other thing is try not to tell your child to be careful.
this might have been a recommendation from a pediatrician or child behaviorist
that wrote a book. i took my son to the playground a lot where ever we lived.
parents, usually the moms, you would hear them saying be careful, be careful as
their children were playing on the jungle gym. i would keep my mouth shut, but watch.
my son would figure out on his own what he could do, or not do, and that would change
from week to week as his confidence grew.
my son also liked to climb trees. he would get up in a tree a ways, and say, i'm up pretty
high dad. yeah, you are son.
do you think i should go higher? well, i'm not the one up in the tree. do you think you should
go higher? he would think about it, and maybe say, no i think i'm high enough.
my son is 16 now, and has his graduated drivers license. it is really hard not to say be careful.
That's not to say that's all there is to it. @pondgardner and @bluee19 are also spot on. For a guy that doesn't have a natural knack for relating to small kids, quality time when she was young was challenging, and I'm afraid I sold her short. We've made some great memories, and I don't think she thought anything was lacking, but there are too few of them for me. I guess it's always like that--there's never enough time or happy memories or experiences with our child for a parent not to wish there were more.
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I have taken care of problem children no one else wanted to take care of.
I have seen more in my life when it comes to neglected children that I would be afraid to discuss here it is so horrific.
What I can say for sure is little girls love their daddy's like no tomorrow.
How you treat that girl is going to have huge effect on who they will be attracted to when they become an adult.
Simply saying they are looking for a man like you many times.
Same goes for boys too.
But this always doesn't happen.
Don't ever neglect your little girl because you are a father that wanted a boy.
This is a stupid antiquated idea that needs to go away as soon as possible.
If I would have had children I would have wanted a little girl not a boy.
How you raise that child is up to the child, not you, me or anyone else.
Children are young people with a developing mind.
Not robots where one size fits all.
What is important and your job is for you to develop that individual into an adult by mentoring and guidance.
Just try not to be too controlling and let them adventure on their own but keep a close eye out without them knowing.
This will build convenience.
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As others mentioned, it's about quality time with her. And, as she grows, it's doing things with her that she wants to do. Which means in 10 years, you've got to take her and all of her tween friends to that boy band concert.
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