Both DS and DD are in constant request for my and DP's attention. We are both fun and interactive with them (going on the trampoline with them, playing lego, pillow fighting, building forts and whatnot). We are also very involved with getting DS to do his schoolwork, and I am currently playing supplementary teacher while he learns to adjust to his grommets.
My question is, how do you balance still getting things done around the home with the constant request for attention? I try to be firm with DD and DS that I need to get something done, but it ends up in a tantrum. Talking and reasoning doesn't seem to work, no matter how consistently I do it, with DS (6) in particular.