My 20m old son is just angry! Just with me/daddy, he's nice to others. Lots of hitting, fussing, impatience, frustration. If something doesn't go his way (i mean, the tiniest thing) he goes nuts. I keep thinking he's teething, but can't see anything coming through in the back of his mouth. The time-outs are starting before he's even up an hour in the mornings. Advice? Suggestions? I'm so exausted and the days just aren't enjoyable. Is it just terrible twos??Answer Question
Answer by Jademom07 at 11:43 AM on Jun. 14, 2010
Answer by Anonymous at 11:48 AM on Jun. 14, 2010
"Comfort him, try punishing him with hugs and love, not time out! 2 is waay to young to be punished. "
Â I totally disagree here... This is the perfectÂ age to use time outs. The key to the time out is to remain consistentÂ andÂ choose a space that is completely away from any stimulation (out of sight of tv, toys, family, etc).Â I sit my daughter in time out and EVERY time I say "You are in a T.O. for _______.Â Sit quietly until Mama comes back".Â It was VERY challenging for a long period of time, but I would continue to put her back over-and-over and repeat, "You are in a T.O. for ______, sit quietly until Mama comes back".Â Cont..
Answer by maxsmom11807 at 12:56 PM on Jun. 14, 2010
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