Day: April 1, 2019

How to Make Sure Your Kid Only Uses Positive Behaviors to Get What He Wants

Dear Kid Whisperer,

Here’s the scenario…

My husband asks my kids if they’d like a milkshake. My 10-year-old poutily says no, as he is already cranky for unrelated reasons. As we pull into the drive-thru, he says, “Ok. I’ll have one.” in a tone that suggests he’s doing it as a favor. How do you respond? -Karen, Miami, Florida

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