Thursday, August 19, 2010

Squared stubborness.

Today I was mopping the floor ( you see, I mop sometimes ;) and my 4 yo boy was playing, sitting on the floor.
I asked him, gently to move to another room, he refused, I insisted, nothing.
So I proceeded to mop, all around him! bah!
Stubborn the two of us.
Do you have obstinate kids?
How do you deal with them?

7 comments:

  1. We are all stubborn here at my house. The technique I use depends on the child. With my oldest son I used to win through bossing him around (of the "do it 'cause I said so" genre), but now that he's older I can actually use reason!
    My younger son can be giggled out of any position, so he's a lot easier to handle. :-)

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  2. the kid is pretty flexible but I have a husband like you mentioned ;-)

    talkin' constipation on my blog today :D

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  3. Saretta, sometimes I boss him around ( out of desperation ) but I find it tiring and it worsens things a bit.
    However a little "thunderstorm" once in a while it's liberating.

    Carma do you have some suggestions?

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  4. To maintain my sanity, I pick my battles!

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  5. Mama Zen, I know you are a great "briber".

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  6. I have to pick and choose my battles. Like right now, Abby is playing with an old dry erase board. I won't get after her until she starts biting the magnets off the back. Which will, as you know, be soon I'm sure.

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