trash vs literature
irina at valdyas.org
Wed Jan 19 05:54:13 EST 2005
On Wednesday 19 January 2005 11:38, Rowland, Jennifer A B wrote:
> (I expect I'll get quite as much begging for toys as I
> can cope with anyway. Cutting out one source means Less Hassle For
> Mum, which I feel is a very useful motto in parenting, and leads to
> Less Desire To Throttle Kiddies.) Jennifer
What worked for us when the kids were small was *never* to give in to
begging or whining. Not even *once*. They're nine and almost eleven
now, and though they can be pests they don't whine. The kids next door,
about the same age, whine all the time because they know it's a working
strategy: their parents give in eventually to get rid of them.
Vesta veran, terna puran, farenin. http://www.valdyas.org/irina/
Beghinnen can ick, volherden will' ick, volbringhen sal ick.
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