How to Respond to Children’s Requests For Toys?

How to Respond to Children’s Requests For Toys?

By Martha Deiros Collado

Talking Sense with Dr Martha

Monday, 21 November

Does your child ask for toys? Does it feel like they can never get ‘enough’ and a new thing is always on the horizon? Dr Martha discusses how to respond to children’s requests for more ‘things’ with three easy steps to guide you. She also offers 2 strategies to support you using these moments as opportunities for developing delayed gratification, teaching the value of choices, and managing disappointment. Given the festive period is on the horizon, Dr Martha also touches on how to prepare for a child’s ‘wish list’ for Christmas.


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