Her current favorite word is NO. Just like most kids this age. Sometimes she says no, but she does it anyway. These last few weeks have been nothing but SUPREMELY frustrating and stressful for me. My dh works 7 days a week and is currently cleaning his dad's old house out and getting rid of things since his death. So while I am trying to be sympathetic cause its only been a week, he doesn't see the stuff she does or don't do. So by the time he gets home I am hot (its currently 90 INSIDE my house) pissed off, she greets him and hugs him and tells him she sooooooooooo happy hes home, she misses him and so on. Today was the last draw. I was cleaning up my front room, and I asked her to pick up her toys and put them in her room. She promptly says no, then not only did she just defy me, she runs into her room and sticks her tongue at me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!! I put her on her bed, got a big black garbage bag, and I picked up every fucking toy she has!!!! And put them on the front porch. He comes home and he sees what I did, and he gets mad at ME FOR GODS SAKE!! I am with her 24/7 all day....all week.....all the time.....He gets to go to work and when he comes home at night most times shes asleep. So, yet we argue. He was going to give her toys back. I cannot convey the white hot anger that surged through me. I told him tomorrow, he will take her with him to his dads house. I want some me time.
So, was my punishment to much? How should I return her toys? I gave out the punishment, but I am unclear as to when and how to give them back to her. She simply at times just ignores me, and does not listen. I know shes 3, but I think she knows what she s doing is naughty. So please help meeeeeeeeee!!
Answer by 3libras at 12:38 AM on Jul. 7, 2012Credits: 368256 Level 49 General Parenting Degree
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The heat isn't helping either I'm sure. Can you forget about cleaning up when it' 90 inside your house & go outside & have a squirt gun fight, a hose fight, or a water balloon fight? :p And of course hubby will side w/ her. Look at the sweet little greeting he gets from daddy's little girl. Something he needs even more right now. They know they've got their daddy wrapped, even at this age! lol :p Take a deep breath, cool off & have a drink. Tomorrow's another day! lol :p GL!!! :)
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