Dealing with temper tantrums is never an easy task. Children will push the boundaries - its partly how social behaviours are learnt. If she asks for something and the answer is no, she will ask again and again until you give in. If you ignore her second attempt she will eventually realise that what mom said goes, and reduces the opportunity for fights. It's easier said than done, I know, but it does work. Initially she will throw a temper tantrum, and they are likely to get very bad before they get better; you can either ignore her or move her to a passage or someplace equally boring, until she tires herself out. The key to both these techniques is not to engage in any conversation, not even to the extent of "I said no". The minute you respond to a nag or a tantrum in any way, they have your attention and intend to keep it. She will soon realise that talking things through with you will get her more attention, and more positive attention. Things are likely to get
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