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Selfish Girl Changes Attitude When Mother Tired of Her Hysterics and Devises a Lesson.

The presents I had arranged for her were not the opulent doll palace she had anticipated. Instead, I chose a thoughtful selection of little gifts that I knew would make her happy.

Kiara: “What is this?” “Where is the doll castle?”

Me: “I hoped you’d love these gifts. They’re unique in their own way.

Kiara’s displeasure was obvious. She opened the first present, revealing a carefully selected book series – a collection of adventure stories designed to capture her imagination.

Kiara: “Books?” Seriously?”

Me: “I know you enjoy reading, and these come highly recommended.” Give them a chance.

Kiara was undeterred and went on to the next present, a set of art equipment. I had seen her passion in drawing and felt it would be an excellent outlet for her creativity.

Kiara: “Art materials?” This is so lame.”

Me: “I thought you’d appreciate expressing yourself via painting. “You never know, you might find a new passion.”

The third present was a personalized diary, intended to encourage her to write down her ideas and dreams.

Kiara: “A journal?” “Why do I need this?”

Me: “Writing may be a terrific method to express oneself. You can use it to record your experiences, thoughts, and goals.”

Kiara huffed, evidently disappointed with her birthday presents. As the day progressed, I saw her hesitation to interact with the gifts. However, in the following weeks, something unexpected occurred.

One evening, while walking by her room, I observed Kiara engaged in one of the novels. The art tools were spread around the desk, and I could see designs taking shape. It seems that she had also started utilizing the journal.

I was intrigued, so I asked her about it.

My question is: “How are you getting the gifts?”

Kiara looked up, a little grin on her lips.

Kiara: “Well, the books are actually rather cool. Regarding the art materials‚Ķ I suppose they’re not awful. Oh, and the journal; it’s wonderful to write things down.”

Despite her initial opposition, Kiara found satisfaction in the thoughtful presents. Sometimes it takes a different approach to help someone see the value in simplicity. As a father, I understood that instilling appreciation and satisfaction in my daughter was a worthwhile endeavor, even if it involved overcoming a few challenges along the way.

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