But Mooommmmieee I want it! It’s miiinnnneee. I doughhhhn’t want toooo! Can I haaaavvve it? Can I? We have all heard it over and over again whether they are 3 or 13. Kids have this way of talking that just sends parents running screaming from the room, it cause shivers like the sound of nails on a chalkboard or it tries our patience as no other thing they do can. It’s called a WHINE.
When first encountered it may sound like a whole new language that your child is talking, but after a couple of sentences like this over and over again, many parents will do anything to make it stop, including give it to what their child wants. How can a parent win with a whiner instead of giving in?
Why do they whine? Children whine because . . . Continue reading Winning with a whiner