I'm a mother of 3 with 1 on the way. Recently my fiance and I have come to be at our wits ends with my 5yr old daughter. My fiance is the biological father of my youngest and my child on the way. He loves my older daughters very much as if they were his own. He treats them no different from his other kids, and even wants to officially adopt them. They call him daddy (by their own choice nothing forced) and always long to be around him. My oldest daughter (who is 6) has started school and now my youngest is starting to complain about starting herself, but wont be able to till next yr. Her behavior has been very intolerable. She's burned her brothers hand with the iron (went to the closet and got it out while he was napping) ( I was in the shower)., has called the cops on me and sd that I was in the hospital she needs someone to come and get her (again I was in the shower), she doesn't listen , she hits on both her siblings at random times, makes smart comments about not wanting to be here or wanting someone else to be her daddy. My fiance and I are starting to have problems with our relationship. We've tried every discipline we could think of, but it's like she's determined to break us or something. Also I've noticed that she's starting to smell musky after playing and now has to wear deodorant. I" not sure if that' s normal or not, but her doc didn't seem to disturbed. We've tried talking to her and all she says is she doesn't know how to be good or that she wants to go to school too ( she at hm with me and we go over lessons). I'v explained that it's not her time to start school yet , but she still has this bad attitude. She even misbehaved at daycare. Our living situation hasn't been the best of the bet (we're currently staying with family). I'm not sure what to do to get her to do right.Answer Question
Answer by 3libras at 12:12 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
She's bored. How about putting her in a regular Preschool. A Montessori school would be very good for her. They are adamant about discipline. Does she like crafts? Is there something you can give her at home so she is more occupied? How about Playtime at the local Library? They do crafts, dancing, fun theme parties, puppet shows. Call to see what they offer.
Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 12:14 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
Answer by QuinnMae at 12:17 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
Answer by LostSoul88 at 12:18 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
Preschool is a good idea if you can swing it. That will give her a good idea of what kind of classroom etiquette is going to be required of her.
Answer by QuinnMae at 12:19 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
Answer by wendythewriter at 12:21 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
Answer by Anonymous at 12:25 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
Answer by LostSoul88 at 12:29 PM on Feb. 14, 2013
Next question overall
When was the last time you went camping or staying in cabins?