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How do I get my 5-year-old to STOP YELLING?

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He yells when he's happy. He yells when he's sad. But mostly, he yells when he's mad. Apparently he was listening all those times I told him to "use his words," but unfortunately I didn't think to install a volume setting. He's a boisterous kid, and I'm OK with that, but it's the angry yelling that worries me. There's a lot of demanding yelling like "BRING ME A CUP OF WATER NOW!!!"

I always stop and tell him firmly that he's not allowed to talk like that; that's not how you get what you want; and to ask me politely. And he does. But it's not reducing the yelling demands. It's really unpleasant and I don't know how I should react to make it stop. (I've tried just ignoring, by the way, and that just leads to louder and louder yelling. Sigh.)

Any advice?

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Yeah... this is pretty much the situation. Not good.

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