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Toddler throwing a tantrum

The “I Want” Problem

If I hear “I want” one more time this summer, I may scream. Over the last few months, I have become painfully aware of just how many times a day my children demand things. From snacks to toys to screen time, it seems like they are always asking for things. We now have running Christmas and birthday wish lists for each child. It seems like a child tells me every single day, “I am going to get this for my birthday.” Or,  “Santa is going to bring this for me.” And don’t dare try to go into Target with my children and not expect to come out with a toy. Somehow they have gotten the idea … [Read More...]