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6 Steps to Cure a Whiny Child

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Address It

Believe it or not, whining becomes less of a tactic and more of a habit as your child gets older. When your child begins to whine, call attention to it -- she might not even realize she is doing it.

If your child is younger, simply ask, "How do you ask nicely?" Reminding her of this will help get her out of the bad habit of always whining when she wants something.

If your child is older, address the whining by asking her how she can change the way she is speaking. By turning it into a learning experience, your child will begin realize when she is whining and will begin to change her habit.

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