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How do I deal with my four and half year old who constantly whines?

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My four year old whines daily! I am at the point that I don't know how to deal with her behavior! It's very stressful and frustrating! I also have a six year old boy and a two and half year old girl. I'm a stay at home and have for the past four and half years.

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Explain to her that whining is inappropriate, then tell her, "from now on, when you whine, Mommy is not going to answer you. We ignore whining." Then do it. Praise her when she does good things and really make a big deal when she approaches you without whining. She will keep whining as long as she gets attention--good or bad---when she whines.

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