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Bonzo 

How to deal with a stubborn toddler? How stubborn? The king of the naughty corner! There isn't something specific that my son will refuse do to, one day he will be happy to tidy up, the other day he will refuse and ignore me no matter what I do. I tried asking him why he doesn't want to do it, bribing him, bring up the 'team work' that he likes so much, 'threatening' him with no tv or trampoline, naughty corner...you name it. He is king of the naughty corner, he can stay there for ever no matter how many interesting noises I make in the background...When he doesn't want to do it, he just doesn't. Should I just give in?

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Bonzo 
He's 2 and 10 months old and Bonzo is actually his nickname ;-) To be fair, the 'interesting noises in the background' strategy is the most effective and it does work sometimes. Bonzo gives in when he hears me making the sound of a digger or plane crashing into the puzzle pieces, it all turns into a game and he starts tidying up. But this only works sometimes! I am ready to try new strategies from this lovely community ;-)
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Lisa Tantrum 
How old is your toddler, Bonzo? And top marks for how you have phrased this question, I love the idea of the 'interesting noises'!
Bonzo 
He's 2 and 10 months old and Bonzo is actually his nickname ;-) To be fair, the 'interesting noises in the background' strategy is the most effective and it does work sometimes. Bonzo gives in when he hears me making the sound of a digger or plane crashing into the puzzle pieces, it all turns into a game and he starts tidying up. But this only works sometimes! I am ready to try new strategies from this lovely community ;-)
Mike Tantrum 
A common issue on the Parenting Brain! One point that has cropped up often is to focus on praise over discipline. Lots of attention and praise when they're doing the right thing and don't give them much attention when they're being naughty. Kids repeat behaviour that's getting them attention, so make sure it's for the right type!
Mike Tantrum 
Ben Tantrum 
Star charts all the way ... image attached! .... I was just thinking someone must have created an app for this and then...... http://irewardchart.com/ ..... boom ⚡️

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