She has a smart mouth, she is getting bad grades, she is constantly stirring the pot with her sisters. I walked into the bathroom and found the youngest (5 yrs old) had bruises on her arm and behind from the oldest pushing her and shoving her into a wall. They're not mine yet since we're still going through the adoption progress, but I don't know what else to do. Due to bad grades on the progress report she is grounded from friends and TV until the report cards come out. She smarts off at me and is highly disrespectful to myself and DH. I just don't know what else to do! She can't watch tv, she doesn't see her friends. I've not taken away her guitar or keyboard because we didn't ground her from them yet. I know she can do better, and now we're talking to her case manager due to her hurting her sisters. What else can we do? Remember we're not allowed to spank or anything because they're wards of the state!!!Answer Question
Take away EVERYTHING and have EARN them back 1 at a time.
Answer by Anonymous at 11:50 AM on Feb. 24, 2009
Answer by ria7 at 11:52 AM on Feb. 24, 2009
Answer by gemgem at 11:53 AM on Feb. 24, 2009
Answer by als101198 at 2:52 PM on Feb. 24, 2009
Just be careful having an abusive older sibling is so hard. I've been there. I know you love them all but just be careful that you younger ones are getting what they need to deal with this sitution to . My parents always assumed I was fine because I never acted out or co,mplained but I was very hard for me to deal with later. I loved my sister with all my heart and it killed me that she treated me so badly. It made me fell bad about me. How could anybody like me if my own sister doesn't?
Answer by Anonymous at 3:54 PM on Feb. 24, 2009
Answer by But_Mommie at 4:00 PM on Feb. 24, 2009
Answer by heavenschild99 at 3:37 PM on Feb. 25, 2009