How to Placate a Screaming Child

Have you raised a child? Trained a puppy? Gone through puberty? Then you understand from experience the most intelligent and wise response to a petulant tantrum: give the child the attention he craves; validate his melodramatics; reinforce the idea that if the screaming-crying-barking-saber-rattling is persistent and annoying enough, the screamer will get what he wants.

Everyone knows, when they scream, you comply. That’s always the best response to a misbehaving child (or doggie, or dictator).


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  1. Chris says:

    Funny….or not.