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Can you help this parent? Click here!My daughter seems happier now that she knows how to sign, however I’m having problems in disciplining her. Like when my daughter would sign “eat” or “water” when I am putting her to bed, I know she’s not hungry or thirsty and would just do so to stay up longer since she knows that I’ll be bringing her to the kitchen.

Another is when she uses the sign “help” and then point to get something that she is not otherwise allowed to touch. And when she uses “more” non stop when I’m asking her to stop what she’s doing.

I am afraid saying no to her would discourage her from signing, so I end up always giving her what she wants just because she is able to sign them.

How could I acknowledge her signing without always giving in to her? Thank you for any suggestions!! J-


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