Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Two Tantrum Free Mornings

I imposed the "no tantrum to earn screentime" on Monday and to my surprise, we've had two tantrum free mornings.

I expected a behaviour bubble when Nathan would up his bad behaviour in order to pressure me into dropping my expectations.  I was prepared for weeks of morning warfare.

Instead, he's been polite and courteous and has earned his screen time.

This makes me think that the tantrums weren't as ingrained as I thought (though he'd certainly been persistent when there were no consequences).  Or maybe his self-control is better than I thought.  Either way, I'm taking the win.

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