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my daughter wines for everything why is that she is 1 1/2

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3 years ago

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3 years ago
Do you give in to her when she does? Kids do what-ever works. Try ignoring her if she's whining for something. I always just said no, whiney kids get nothing.... and it seems to work! The only time my 4 year old whines is when she's sick or REALLY tired... Same for giving in to tantrums. You know they have to try... they're kids, but don't give in!
3 years ago
If it worked even just one time, she believes it will work again in the future. She is willing to try and try and try. It will be hard to politely say, "That's not how to ask" and walk away, but you can do it. If you are consistent, this bad habit can be broken quickly! Be encouraged.

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