How do you typically respond to your child's greedy demands? Think back to the last time your kid had a greedy streak.What was the issue about? Now focus on your behavior. How did you respond? Most important, did you give in to your kid's desires and let him have his way? Did you talk to him about his attitude or ignore it? Did you say,"Go ask your rich Uncle Nat?" "I'll buy you the candy if you sit in the cart and don't say one more word.""Okay,you can have that new outfit if you just start doing your homework." Did you set a consequence or warn him what would happen if he continued his greediness?
What kinds of responses have you discovered do not work in squelching your kid's greediness? Is there one thing you have learned that is not effective in dealing with this attitude? List your worst response below:
I will not_
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