08/24/2016 07:59 EDT

Alyson Schafer Advice: How To Handle Your 'Threenager'

Once you’ve succeeded in getting past the terrible twos, you might start noticing your child mimicking adult behaviour. If so, welcome to the life of dealing with a threenager.

Now that your kid has reached the age of three, they've picked up enough verbal skills and social cues from watching you that they can start to talk back.

Instead of throwing a temper tantrum to get what they want, they might try to negotiate. And it can be very tiring to argue with a three-year-old over bedtime.

If you’ve got a threenager at home and find that they’re pushing your buttons more than you’d like, parenting expert Alyson Schafer has got you covered.

Check out the video above for Alyson’s tips on dealing with your threenager.

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