Have you ever had an interaction with your child and immediately thought, 'oh, my, that was not good mothering.'? I was just thinking that people that have a whole bunch of kids must either be way better people than I am, or completely out of their minds! I have one child, a 19-month old daughter, who, overall, is very sweet. Lately, though, EVERYTHING has become a battle. I'm consistent and I don't yell or anything, but holy cow it's difficult! Food goes on the floor, she kicks at me when I'm changing her diaper, etc. etc. I get to the end of the day sometimes, and I'm exhausted.
I used to teach severe behavior problem kids in center-city Philly..I was the last step before they got locked up. How in the world does this one little peanut make me so exhausted and perplexed?
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