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Old 12-05-2012, 08:44 PM   #27
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Re: Toddler running from you?

Originally Posted by DottieHarley View Post
We went through this phase just recently! I nipped it in the bud by doing the following in a SAFE place -mostly meaning our sidewalk in front of the house. One side is our yard, the other side is a green space with houses across - ie no roads, no traffic, i can see her at all times.
- DD is loose, starts to run in the other direction
- i smile and say "ok bye bye" in a super cheerful normal voice
- i turn and WALK AWAY (still watching her if course)


Wish that worked for my kiddo. DS could care less if you walk away.
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