Have you experienced this yet? How did you handle that moment?
Nope-- not yet!
And I don't expect to.
My kids aren't allowed to say they "hate" anything. If there is something they dislike, they must explain why.
Nope, although he did say the other night that if we got rid of his dog, he was going with it. He hasn't been taking care of her, we have and we told him the stakes before we got her, so I told him if that's what he wanted to feel free to go, lol.
Not yet, and it isn't because I've banned the word "hate" in my house. I really haven't given either of them reason to say that yet, but I'm sure that it will happen eventually. It's another one of those rights of passage that doesn't go in the baby book. lol
I have heard it when I have enforced discipline or made a decision she didn't like. I have also heard "you must hate me." The best thing to do is not engage or feed into that statement. I stay focus on the issue rather than getting side tracked by the "hate" statement so my tween isn't allowed to derail whatever issue is leading to our conflict at the moment.
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