V’s party was about ten days ago. I am so, so glad it’s over.
But I do have a problem now.
I have no leverage.
In the three weeks leading up to his birthday and then his party, he would do anything I wanted. ANYTHING.
All I had to say was, ‘I’m going to cancel your party.’ Or, ‘Vinay, I’m going to tell Miss Liz (the party planner) not to bring the horse!’
And he’d do as I asked.
I realise it’s probably not a good idea to use bribes and threats, but he really doesn’t respond to anything else.
Are all toddlers the same? Or is it just mine?
Anyway, so now I don’t know how to get him to do anything anymore. He knows his party is over and that it’s not his birthday for a long time.
So now what?