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Whining: 3 Steps to Stop It Before the Tears and Tantrums Start

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Are you ready to end the whining wars in your house?
It starts with a whimper, an insistent demand, or a certain tone of voice that every parent recognizes with dread -- your child is starting to whine, and if you don't respond properly you'll have a full-blown tantrum or argument on your hands. Kids of all ages know that whining works when they want that extra hour of TV
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Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 14th 2000 by Touchstone
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Jinny Case
Jan 02, 2012 Jinny Case rated it it was ok
I have to cop to not reading the entire book yet. As another reviewer indicated, it does seem like a good deal of filler. It also presents children as evil little manipulators and doesn't offer a lot of help for whining toddlers. I think it is important for parents to recognize when they caused the whining behavior. For instance, I kept my one-year old out shopping a bit past lunch and naptime the other day. The fact that she started whining was not manipulation on her part, but merely her ...more
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Mar 25, 2015 Monica rated it liked it
Three steps: demonstrate consequences, communicate effectively with assertiveness and teach empathy through contributions. All common sense ideas but the examples provide teachable moments. Quick easy and useful read.
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Apr 23, 2011 Lori rated it liked it
OK...got a few good tips. A lot like the Love And Logic idea. Basically, ignore whining and it will stop.
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This book didn't quite apply to toddlers, it addressed issues with older children and teens.
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