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Does anyone else feel like our older children use/manipulate us?

 
DeBee13

Asked by DeBee13 at 12:49 AM on Oct. 21, 2010 in General Parenting

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Answers (5)
  • oh what ever Gailll, my kids were so good at toddlers, They did almost everything they were asked, Now as teens they do almost nothing I ask. And they play guilt trips. so don't make others feel like they failed somewhere . They are teens good luck....
    kileighsmommie

    Answer by kileighsmommie at 8:55 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Hell Yeah
    1LovelyAngel

    Answer by 1LovelyAngel at 12:55 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Yes yes yes!!!!
    carterclan02

    Answer by carterclan02 at 1:15 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • Of course. Teens are supposed to push boundaries and try to manipulate us - that's how they learn to be adults.
    MeggieSwan

    Answer by MeggieSwan at 7:56 AM on Oct. 21, 2010

  • If you learn to be an effective parent from the time they are toddlers then you won't have to ask that question. You know how to parent and you don't let it happen.

    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 1:03 AM on Oct. 21, 2010