Good Answer!

This was how my conversation with my daughter went last night:

Me : Please Derelle…. go to sleep now. Mama has to work.

Deye : I will watch you lang.

Me : Okay, but you have to behave and should not touch anything.

Deye : Opo.

Few minutes later, her hands were slowly touching the keyboard….

Me : What did I just tell you? Don’t touch please? Do you understand? Or not?

Deye : *Looking at me – frowning*

So I thought, talking to her in that manner at that moment won’t work. I thought of something else. I remember when I went to Manila last Saturday, she was asking for a dress and pair of shoes. I managed to get her a dress but not the shoes. So I told her 

Me : You want shoes di ba? Let Mama work so Mama will have money then I can get you a nice cute pair of shoes.

Deye : Dada will give you money na lang….

LOL! You have a point there! Hahaha! I’ll let Dada know about this haha!

In short, she won! I just ignored her and few minutes later, she fell asleep.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Blogger since 2007 | Home-based Marketing Assistant | WAHM | Ex-OFW | Music enthusiast | Cactus and Succulent Hobbyist | A 41 y/o mom of two lovely girls sharing her adventures as she walks through motherhood and having to do most things on her own while her Indian national husband works miles away from home.

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