Originally Posted by bluebirdiemama
My 3 yo ds for example, is really good about listening when he doesn't want to. If he really really wants to go outside, his impulses telling him to ignore mom and make for the door, he will restrain himself and listen.
My dd is only 16 months... but, denying impulses is not something I see in the future for her. She is a strong willed, mentally overactive and determined little girl. I am going to have trouble...