why does my child complain so much?

Peg - posted on 02/02/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )




my teen is a 14 year old girl,she pretty much gets to make her own choices,the problem is,is we cant get along at all.She complains about our homelife situation all the time,my spouse works hard,and we are raising 2 other kids,age 7 girl,and a boy 9.we love them dearly,i stay at home to raise them,we do not have extra money to spend,when bills are paid,and groceries bought,the teen keeps insisting,she hates home,we dont have a normal house according to her,we have alot of water problems,until we can fix it,financially,she cant accept this,i tell her it could always be worse.i have to carry water in, she bathes,she eats,she sleeps,i just dont know why she complains so much,please help give me some advice.


Sarah - posted on 02/02/2012




Maybe go to a homeless shelter and volunteer for a weekend. Show her how difficult life could truly be.

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