Why do toddlers say "Mom, I do not love you"?

Either they have heard it said or they are not getting their way. It's like their way of voicing their displeasure with us because two seconds later a toddler can be giving you kisses saying the opposite, «I love you.»

8Theresa GouldChicago, Illinois
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    8Theresa Gould
    Not usually, but if I need to get work done and I'm desperate that's another story.
    About Theresa Gould
    Current: Chicago, Illinois
    Birth: August 10
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    ***Baby Team Leader Moms.com*** I have been married for over 20 years. My husband and I have eight children ages 18 down to 4 years old. We use to live in Chicago but now live in Canada. I own www.FaithandFamilyReviews.com.