Stubborn and persistent

Our 3 year old was insistent about something he wanted this morning. After multiple failed attempts at distracting him, I let out an exasperated laugh and said – “Man, you are stubborn.”

I followed up with – “The next time you hear me say you’re stubborn. Just say – no, I’m just persistent.”

We practiced the word persistent a few times during the day.

I don’t expect him to remember it as yet – it’s a challenging word.

Then again, this was more a reminder for me anyway.