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Hi, I have a problem because tomorrow I'm babysitting for the people I usually baby sit for during days off (I'm 14) please read below

I'm babysitting a 5 year old girl and a 7 year old girl... while one is an angel, the seven year old is the exact opposite, everytime I babysit she is so rude, disrespectful, and mean. she's always talking back and being mean to her sister. my problem is I don't know how I should punish her when she's bad and the parents said I can spank them if they're ha but I don't like to spank them so how should I punish her because everytime I put her in the corner she just runs off

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If she runs off, bring her back and add time to her timeout. Do it until she stays put for the entire designated time. Don't back down, it'll take a while the first time, but then she'll start to behave better because she knows the consequences of her bad behavior. Give her attention. It is likely she doesn't get as much attention as her baby sister does, because she's such a brat, but she's a brat because she wants attention. Sit them both down and read to them. Maybe read to the young sister (where the big sister can hear) while big sister is in time out. Then she'll stay put so she can hear the story. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em. I wouldn't spank, that would probably be a waste of time, and would escalate things out of control. Be patient, you can do it. Remember, discourage bad behavior, but reward good behavior, then it becomes better to behave than to get attention by being a brat. Let us know how it works.for you!

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put her on a trip...A GUILT TRIP!!, or threaten to take her toy and put it in toy jail,

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Take her stuff and put it up really high where she can't reach it, and tell her you'll give it back if she behaves. Good luck =]

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Play and interact with the young one, and when 7 year old wants to join in, tell her she can't unless she changes her attitude.

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completely ignore her and pretend she doesnt exist xD

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My daughter, who is not quite five, can be either an angel or mean, depending on what kind of day she's having. I have spanked her, but I don't like doing it, either. If she is mean to her brother (not quite two), I make her apologize to his face and she has to give him a hug and/or kiss. If she won't stop being bad, whether or not it has to do with her brother, she loses a privilege until she calms down and straightens up. It might be TV or a toy or candy privileges or a combination. If they want something bad enough they'll stop, you just have to know what it is. And if she screams, walk away and ignore it and eventually when she sees she's not getting a rise out of you anymore she'll stop. Sometimes this will take awhile, so be patient. When she's calm, make sure to give her a hug and praise her when she does right.

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Bring some chocolate brownies for a snack. Four brownies for each of them. Then tell her she is on the Green-Yellow-Red plan. Tell her if she misbehaves, you will move her from Green to Yellow. If it happens again she goes to Red. And every time she reaches Red, YOU will eat one of her brownies right then and there. You must tell her the rules up front or it does not work. I am guessing she will only have 2 brownies for snack.

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Give her a timeout for 5 minutes or so. If she gets up, put her back without saying anything to her. You might have to put her back 30 times, but she will tire and realize that you are the boss, as long as you are persistant. When she is showing goid behavior, thank her for being good, nice, quiet, calm, sharing etc. some bad behaviors(as ling as she isnt hurting herself or someone else) can be completely ignored because they do it for attention. If you start giving more attention for her being good and stop giving attention when she is bad it might stop. Good luck!!!

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