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6 Steps to Cure a Whiny Child

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Be Firm

Whether you have a young child or a teen, she needs to learn that whining will not help her get what she wants.

When your child starts to whine, say something along the lines of "I will listen when you speak to me calmly," and follow through with what you say. Although it may take some practice and patience, your child will eventually learn to use a calm and rational voice when she needs or wants something.

Next: Give Positive Reinforcement


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