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10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Stop Whining

Jan 01, 1970 / General     

It's the sound of a whining child! Parents will do almost anything to make it stop. But yelling or responding harshly to a whining child is one of the worst things you can do. Instead, try this. First, ignore it. If you do, your child will learn that whining doesn't work. Second, when your child begins to whine, simply leave the room. Third, remove the cause of the whining. Fourth, name it…say something humorous like, "I don't understand 'Whinese.'" Here are all 10 ways to Get Your kids to Stop Whining.

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