As a parent, a significant part of your energy goes toward trying to outwit a toddler. That’s kind of embarrassing to admit. But it’s not nearly as embarrassing as the fact that, most of the time, you probably lose. While you shouldn’t flip through up the book of Ra and chant some incantation to get your kid to behave (that’s how mummies come back to life), a few well-placed psychological tactics can trick them into following your commands. Here are 6 to put in your back pocket.