Two Approaches: Let the Whining Commence
Mali is experimenting with whining. This previously jolly and even-tempered child is starting to figure out that crying and other unpleasant, prolonged noises get her lots of attention from people who are not her mom. I am not amused, with the exception of last week during Tuesday Night Sushi with Jo Spanglemonkey and Family. I asked Mali why she was making such a fuss, and she replied, "I am a sad baby!"