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i am a working mom. why is my 17-month old so whiny?

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NeiceyJames

Asked by NeiceyJames at 5:58 PM on Jun. 9, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • because he wants to be with you?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:02 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • He's tired and/or hungry because he doesn't nap/eat enough at daycare.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:07 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • Because you let him.
    All toddlers will whine. They will learn to stop if the behavior is not tolerated. Don't respond to whining.
    When you give in to the whining it encourages the behavior to continue.

    The same goes for teen age daughters.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:10 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • I am in the same boat girl. My DD is almost 2 and she whines about everything and is oh so clingy. It is so hard sometimes working and then to come home to someone that needs constant attention! Just get your husband or mom to give you a break every now and then. It is tough being a mom no one tells u how hard it it really!!!!:)
    melk819

    Answer by melk819 at 6:18 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

  • "come home to someone that needs constant attention"!
    Wow???... Imagine how it is for us SAHM! SAHM who's husband works late and who doesn't have their Mom near enough to come and get a break. That's Life!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:27 PM on Jun. 9, 2010

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