Toddler Tricks – 58: Getting Them to Shut Up

Problem: The title sounds a little harsh, but if your toddlers are anything like mine, they talk your ear off. They talk and talk and talk, and it’s not passive conversation where they’re content to babble at you, nor is it regular conversation wherein they understand that they are supposed to say something and then you are supposed to reply, bringing new content to the flow. That will only confuse and upset them. They’ll think you aren’t understanding them and freak out. So how do you hold a toddleresque conversation without your partner breaking down into tears?

SOLUTION:

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