That Escalated Quickly
Kids know how to pull our strings to get whatever they want. How successful they are is another matter. Excitement gives them a case of temporary amnesia in the manners department when they make demands. After the dreaded “no,” they sprinkle in the magic word. When that fails? Death threats, of course!
While many kids might enter meltdown mode with a pout so big you’d think they were stung by a swarm of bees, this four-year-old is asserting themselves with a hefty negotiation. We can live if we just hand over a single cupcake? Sounds like a decent deal to us. Sold!