We have 5 and 10 yr old boys. Our oldest is one of those children that even when you say no to something, he will throw a fit and act like he is 2 until he gets his way. The neighborhood that we live in is mainly older people, which is peaceful. A few weeks ago he kept bugging us to go to one of their houses to go swimming with the grandkids (we don't know our neighbors all that well) and I said no. I was at work Saturday and my husband let him go because he kept bugging him so bad that it started making him mad. Our son came home with burns all over his body because they apparently put way too much chlorine in their pool and his skin is ultimately sensitive (hmm, wonder why mommy says NO). Today is has been bugging us to go over there, yet again, for a cookout and fireworks (which is illegal around here because we are in city limits) and I kept telling him NO!! Of course, my husband once again got annoyed and let him go over. I am not sitting back and waiting for the next thing to happen to him.
How can I get my son to see that I don't say no to make him mad or so that he can not have fun because I love when he makes friends? He doesn't understand why we say no. He throws a tantrum like he is 2 and it is so annoying. It happens in stores, friends houses (ours, not his friends), etc. It's embarrassing and I can't take much more of it.
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