Quoting anonymom + 1.5:" First off, I have a gate that separates my front hall, coat/shoe closet, and kitchen from the rest of ... [snip!] ... old he is... you can tell him not to until he's blue in the face, I think sometimes toddlers just really don't understand that."
Quoting ℓise ♥:" Redirecting. When it's done just tell child why you don't do it and redirect them to something else. Worked wonders with DD."
Quoting Angel [Mariah's Mommy]:" We have a child lock on ours because I was afraid she would knock her head with it"
Quoting ℓise ♥:" <blockquote><b>Quoting mylittlebaby:</b>" I have tryed this, my my LO keeps going ... [snip!] ... DD used to throw fits because she knows her juice and milk is in the fridge, now we've taught her to ask and we let her open."