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.
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23-09-2014 11:00 #1Senior Member
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How to say NO to undivided attention?
23-09-2014 11:20 #2
DS is really good at playing by himself or with his little sister. But when he has a day when he wants constant attention I play with him then give him a warning that in 5 minutes I will be going to do something. Usually works.
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