Kristin - posted on 03/30/2009 ( 16 moms have responded )
I have a 7 year old daughter and she drives me crazy just about every day. She just has such an attitude all the time. I've tried teaching her that it isn't polite to talk to adults while rolling her eyes and waiving her hands around like a princess, but it doesn't ever seem to stop her. She also has developed a habit of telling me all of the things she is "going to do" and I have to remind her that she can't just "do" she has to ask. And then lately she's been lying to me. Nothing ever major - just little white lies and I can't get her to stop. What can I do?
I punish her by taking things away that she treasures and she's so stubborn she just tells me to "keep it then". I've never thought highly of spanking, but the thought crosses my head every day. If anyone has any insight, please help with some ideas.