I have 4 kids ages, 18, 15, 9 and 3. I always have them all with me and the younger ones really cause problems with the older ones by whining, fighting, etc. Hard to talk or anything. How do you fit in time with your older kids/teens so they will feel special too and not left out?Answer Question
Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 4:46 PM on Sep. 22, 2010
I have a teen and 3 year old twins. I take off a day or afternoon from work every once in a while during summer break or other school vacations to spend time with my teen while the little ones are in daycare. Sometimes I get my mom to watch the little ones so I can spend time with the older one. Sometimes we do things after the little ones go to bed. I don't get to spend as much alone time with my teen now as I did before the twins were born, but I do try to make sure we have at least a little of that and she always appreciates that I go out of my way to make it happen. I also try to make sure I get a little alone time with each of the 3 year olds.
Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 5:04 PM on Sep. 22, 2010
Answer by justnancyb at 5:13 PM on Sep. 22, 2010
Answer by shellakers at 12:37 AM on Sep. 23, 2010
Answer by cleanaturalady at 11:23 AM on Sep. 23, 2010
Answer by mekarevell at 1:03 AM on Sep. 25, 2010
You have to make time because pretty soon the two older ones will leave the nest and your household will never to whole again as it is now. Have your husband take the smaller ones and your take the older ones. GL
Answer by musicmom08 at 7:49 PM on Sep. 25, 2010
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