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One Proven Way To Teach Your Child How Not To Interrupt In Between Talks

If you have young kids or grandkids. you must have got slightly annoyed when they interrupted you while you are talking to someone else. Worry not, a mother of two is here to teach your kids the most polite way to not interrupt while you're busy in a conversation already. 

Kate, a former teacher is sharing fantastic parenting tips on her blog An Everyday Story and they're working wonderfully for most of her followers. 

Young parents, are you listening?         

One Proven Way To Teach Your Child How Not To Interrupt In Between Talks

One Proven Way To Teach Your Child How Not To Interrupt In Between Talks

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Kate shares a very polite way to teach your kids not to interrupt..

Kate shares a very polite way to teach your kids not to interrupt..

'See these two?'

'See these two?'

'Boy do they have a lot going on.'

'Boy do they have a lot going on.'

"Often times they are just BURSTING to tell me something and will come straight up to me and tell me what's on their mind regardless of whether I am already talking to someone."

'Well they used to.'

'Well they used to.'

"That was before I saw this truly genius little technique from a friend. I was chatting with her one day when her (then 3-year-old) son wanted to say something. Instead of interrupting though, he simply placed his hand on her wrist and waited. My friend placed her hand over his to acknowledge him and we continued chatting."

'After she had finished what she was saying, she turned to him'

'After she had finished what she was saying, she turned to him'

"I was in awe! So simple. So gentle. So respectful of both the child and the adult. Her son only needed to wait a few seconds for my friend to finish her sentence. Then she gave him her complete attention."

'My husband and I started implementing this straight away.'

'My husband and I started implementing this straight away.'

'We explained to Jack and Sarah that if...'

'We explained to Jack and Sarah that if...'

"...they want to talk and someone is already speaking, they need to place their hand on our wrist and wait."

'It took some practice and a few light taps on our own wrists as gentle reminders...'

'It took some practice and a few light taps on our own wrists as gentle reminders...'

"but I am so happy to report that the interrupting has all but stopped!!"

'No more, 'wait'. No more, 'Please don't interrupt''

'No more, ‘wait‘. No more, ‘Please don’t interrupt''

"Just a simple gesture; a little touch of the wrist. That's all."

'Give it a try. It works!'

'Give it a try. It works!'

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