Intermediate, ages 2-18
Appeal to children's sense of fairness by asking them to change a minor misbehavior. Be specific and concise. Tell them how you feel. If they refuse to respond then ask them to restate your point of view. Do not make a request if the child's behavior is absolutely unacceptable.
✔ Mary, I have a terrible headache, and I'm very tired. C'mon, it would really help me right now if you could play quietly with your younger brother.
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