I'm not sure how to punish my 8yr old daughter. I'm obviously doing something wrong for her to keep disobeying me she just seems to have a lack of concern for any consequent.
She wanted a book from the book fair. So this morning when I was doping her off at school she asked me for some money to get the book she wanted. I only had a twenty dollar bill, so i put it in a envelope and told her to buy the ONE book and bring me my change.
When I picked her up from school she handed me the envelope and said here's your change, it's 2 dollars. OMG are you kidding me! I said are you telling me your book cost 18 dollars? She said no I bought 2! I said why?? She just couldn't decide which one she wanted.
The one she was supposed to get was the one she's been wanting for a long time. She knew she was only to buy one but totally took it into her own hands to make the decisions to buy two.
She could have just bought the one and then came home and said there was another one that cost blank amount of money can I please buy it tomorrow.
I don't know how to go about punishing her. Do I take the books away ? That doesn't seem like a good idea because reading is good. She just doesn't seem to care about getting in trouble. What to I do???
Answer by girlwithC at 1:06 PM on Mar. 21, 2012
Answer by BrawnwynII at 7:13 PM on Mar. 20, 2012
Answer by gdiamante at 1:14 AM on Mar. 21, 2012
Answer by girlwithC at 1:12 PM on Mar. 21, 2012
Answer by girlwithC at 1:14 PM on Mar. 21, 2012
I would remember this. Don't say anything to her about it. Make her think she got away with it. Then next time she want something. remind her she bought an extra book. She was not supposeto buy. So what you want now you will not get. It will teach her to be honest.
Answer by louise2 at 7:23 PM on Mar. 20, 2012