I know it's been rough around here lately, what with my husband leaving me and my three-year-old little girl, and me being pregnant, but my daughter is acting out so badly, and I just don't know what to do! I don't know if it's my husband leaving (he was here from April '10-January '11) or if it's the new baby on the way, or both... She wakes up before me every morning (7:30am or earlier!) and steals something from either the kitchen, which is right next to her room, or my room! I can close my door, but she'll still find SOMETHING to get into! So far it's been nail polish, makeup, food from the pantry (coffee, sugar, cereal, chips, anything messy), toilet paper, ripping up books, my purse (stupid mistake on my part for leaving it within her reach...), EVERYTHING. I don't know what I can do to stop it, aside from putting everything 6ft. high (she's a very tall child for her age and I think she sometimes uses her baby step stool), or closing her door at night, which, if I do, she'll FREAK OUT. I don't know the right way to discipline her. Lectures and spankings don't work, and I've tried to get her to clean it up, which she does, but that doesn't make her learn either. What do I do??Answer Question
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