Want to know what to say instead of stop, don’t, and no? Sign up for our newsletter and download 48 alternative scripts for some common situations when parents use “stop, don’t, and no.” Using words like “stop, don’t, no, and quit it” generally don’t give the results we’re hoping for. They often don’t stop or reduce a particular behavior. Dr. Jacque’s scripts offer easy-to-follow one-line alternatives. Tweak the language to your own voice and for your specific situation. Try them out and see what works best for you and your child.