The Cure for Whining...When children whine they're feeling powerless. If we scold them for whining or refuse to listen to we increase their feelings of powerlessness. If we give in so they will stop whining, we reward that powerlessness. But if we relaxedly, playfully, invite them to use a strong voice, we increase their sense of confidence & competence. Start by letting her know that you hear what she wants, & you see her point of view
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