Yesterday I was out with my girls, I decided to stop at starbucks, and buy them some strawberry milk, while there I saw an old friend and we talked a bit than found myself talking to him about my survivng twin son who is in the NICU and my twin son who passed away. It felt like a good time to vent and I'm still grieving in the meantime my daughter age 4 began acting up, she began to run around and I asked her to come closer to were I was but she didn't listen as soon as I got up to get her she ran away and she was going in cicles around the table which by the way was not small and we were pretty close to the main street. I was so upset I put her on the wall but she still didnt listen hanging off the railing, my 2 year old daughter was behaving better than her, I ended up leaving. I really did feel like spanking her. How do you discipline your child in public? I need other ideas, the wall did not do it!Answer Question
Answer by Anonymous at 7:28 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by Gremlyn at 7:38 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by Starfire73 at 8:22 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
I tell my kids if they do not straighten up we are leaving and they will lose________ (what ever item or special event that would suit the "crime") I was shopping w/ my oldest one day he was almost 3 he acted up in the store my cart was full of groceries. He would not listen I found the manager told him my son would not behave would he re-shop my cart we went home. W/out the treat we usually got after grocery shopping, he did not earn the treat. I only had to do this once with my oldest and he never acted up in public again because he knew Mom meant business and that she would always follow thru.
be strong, be consistent, be firm.
Answer by justgrape723 at 8:28 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 8:32 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Um the previous 'anonymous" answer was of no help at all for the OP.............I have never met a child who is 100% perfect and I have several friends who are teachers none of them have ever met the perfect child either...........someone is not living in the real world......IJS
Answer by justgrape723 at 9:24 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by DreaKevAiyana at 9:36 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by goldenfox at 9:44 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by MythicMMM at 10:01 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
Answer by MandyOs at 10:03 AM on Jun. 12, 2009
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