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A Children's Book About WHINING (Help Me Be Good Series)
A Children's Book About WHINING - Help Me Be Good Series Author:Joy Berry If you are like most parents, nothing can rankle your nerves more than a whining child-especially when the child is yours! Well, you can rest easy because help in on the way. This book can become your best defense against a whining child. — The purpose of this book is the help children understand why they whine and why it is counterproductive for... more » them to do so. In addition, it teaches children more appropriate ways to get the attention they want and need.
Reading and discussing this book with your child will motivate him or her to replace whining with clear, respectfully spoken requests. it will also validate your need to discipline your child when he or she whines.
Discipling a whining child begins with the realization that responding to whining only perpetuates it. Therefore, when your child whines, try to reason with her. Let your child know this is not the best way to get your attention. In the event the whining persists, you may need to separate yourself from your whining child if it is safe to do so. Often, a brief period of ignoring a child will help them to adjust their behavior.« less