You are in the check out aisle at the grocery store and your little sweet pea sees a lollipop that looks like zebra. You know instantly that you are in BIG trouble. Little Sally not only loves lollipops, she is crazy about zebras.
“Zebra!” she says with bright eyes. You know that this is not going to go well. You do not want her to have the lollipop, and she has already spotted it. Gotta just love those aisles filled with candy, especially if you have a toddler.
“Yes, it is a zebra,” you say.
“I wanna have the zebra,” Sally says, just a little louder.
“No, we are not getting the zebra today,” you say.
Sally then begins to cry, “I want the zebra!”
You have been here before. Sally is getting ready to enter an emotional hurricane. In several seconds, your little sweet pea will resemble a cyclone in full force. [Read more...]