Question of the Day is where Breezy Mama‘s Go-To parenting whiz, Dr. Fran Walfish, who is an Expert in Parents Magazine’s “Ask Our Experts” column, is here to answer your daily parenting questions. Make sure to send us what’s on your mind to firstname.lastname@example.org and Dr. Walfish will tackle it in a future Breezy post.
Now on to today’s question. . .
My five-year-old has been very disrespectful to me. When I tell him something like, “Finish your vegetables” he responds with something along the lines of “Why should I?” or “Make me.” He undermines my authority as a parent. What should I do?
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