I almost feel like she is making my husband and I compete and be less than civil at times.Answer Question
Answer by dupreemommy at 8:12 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
Answer by Kat122 at 8:15 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
Answer by admckenzie at 9:34 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
Answer by Emmy_Dollface at 9:39 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
I have 2 children, our first was like this, my DH would get upset too. I read somewhere that once the child realizes who provides for them, feeding,cleaning,new clothes, diaper changes, they depend on that parent more. My DH stepped it up with my son, it didn't make much of a change. Once he hit 2 he needed Dad as much as me. I'm not sure if its just cuz kids are different. With our 2nd child, he really put more of an effort into the little things. Bathing, changing, getting her in the night even if it was just to hand her to me to nurse. She has always wanted Daddy more. Even when she wakes up now, she wants Dad to deliver to me! If he's not doing the little things, maybe it will help. Ive heard from everyone I know, girls always want Dad more eventually. Good luck
Answer by Kerinmomof2 at 9:52 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
Answer by isaacsmom2004 at 10:34 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
My daughter preferred her daddy from about 6 months on--and at 24, she is STILL a daddy's girl--but my close friend:-) Tell your husband to chill--it will change:-) He was a lot more fun than me:-) So tell him to give her a bit of time--and keep being there. She is not rejecting him--she is only 6 months!
We have a friend who suggested a book called, Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters by Meg Meeker, MD. It made a big impact on him. (His daughter us 12.) He thought every dad should read it. I haven't read it--but I would suggest your dh read a good book or two to "pass time" until he is the favored one:-) Another good one is "What Kids Need Most in a Dad' by Tim Hansel. So he will be more ready to be an emotional support to her--and not worry about her "rejection" of him!
Answer by Ronnie80 at 10:36 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
Answer by Ronnie80 at 10:37 AM on Oct. 27, 2008
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