Or do they just continue with your doing until you start threatening punishments?
My 10yo ticks me off. She was playing xbox and I repeatedly told her she didn't need to play (that's all she's done since Christmas...12 hours one day). So I told her to get off as I was on my way to the bathroom. I came back and she was still playing so I told her to get off again, she told me, "no". It wasn't until I told her she would be grounded from it the entire week that she actually made an effort to get off of it. This is a constant thing with her. She doesn't think the rules apply to her.
I'll tell the kids no TV/video game and the other 3 will stay away from them but she'll turn the xbox on and then get mad when she gets in trouble. It's very irritating.
Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:41 PM on Dec. 30, 2010
Answer by lstrickland at 6:46 PM on Dec. 30, 2010
Answer by Luuckymommy at 7:10 PM on Dec. 30, 2010
I would set a time per day how much they could play with the xBox. So it wouldn't be any misunderstanding. And they could do that if they finished with everything they need to do and they were nice all day. If you stick with it, they will learn to be nice or they will say good bye to the XBox...
Answer by adriennfaklya at 7:26 PM on Dec. 30, 2010
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Answer by sandbuster at 11:05 PM on Dec. 30, 2010
Answer by TitusMom7 at 3:12 AM on Dec. 31, 2010
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