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What Do You Do When Your Kid Says “I Hate You”?

As parents, most of us have heard things from our children, said in the heat of the moment that hurt our hearts….

The three little words that can cut you like a knife when your child says them to you….

I Hate You!!!!

So, do they really hate you? The person who took care of them, fed them, changed their diapers and gives them a roof over their head? Probably not. Words sometimes come out in a fit of anger for kids, just like they do in adults. And kids try out phrases in anger to see what reaction they get.

So, what DO you do when your child says they hate you?

In this video, check out ways to handle the situation and what you can do when you hear those words come out of their mouths.

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