Whining is a fairly common behavior problem in children. From an early age, most kids recognize that whining can often be effective to get parent's attention. Whining is often young kids way to express themselves when they're tired, sleepy, hungry, uncomfortable, they need help, or just don't want to do something, or even simply craving for parent's attention.
When your kids whine and tries to negotiate with you, they secure a big portion of your attention and when you yield and gives in, they'll feel in control. We know that reasoning and arguing with kids is like fighting fire with gasoline. So parents should learn strategies on how to respond positively and stop the whining. If not, this will continue and becomes a bad habit for kids, and they don’t realize they’re doing it inappropriately.
So the first step when the kids whine, go brain dead. Next, you pick one statement just like what the kids usually do ~ Pick one statement and repeat it over and over again. The most favorite line that works like magic "I love you too much to argue", while saying this, make sure you smile and say it calmly and clearly. This way, the kid will see and think "My mommy is smiling, so probably no problem with her".
By learning why your kids whine and doing these tips, you can discover how to put an end to it for good.