I cannot deal with dd's fits any longer. I told her that toys do not belong in my room, something she's always been told and a fit starts. I tell her that she needs to go play in her room so I can get the other rooms straightened up, and another fit starts. I ask her to please pick up her toys and put them away and that if she does she can watch a movie, and she refuses to pick her toys up even though she's asking for a movie..I tell her no movie and explain why, and she starts screaming and yelling to turn a movie on..again, I calmly tell her no movie and explain why and told her if she kept yelling at me that I was going to close the door and she would have to stay in there. Of course she didn't stop yelling (even after I gave her time to calm down), so I shut the door. I go in my room and lock myself in the bathroom, to get 5 minutes of calm down time for me (bc at this point I'm fed up from all that's happened and trying to keep from yelling at her) and dd's standing at the door yelling/screaming/crying to unlock the door. I don't know what to do. I stay at home so she sees me all day every day and is a complete different person when dh comes home. How can I get her under control? She has boundaries and consequences but nothing seems to work. I need suggestions or something. Dds 3 btw.Answer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 2:46 PM on Apr. 25, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)
Answer by maxsmom11807 at 2:52 PM on Apr. 25, 2011
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Answer by AydensMommy1109 at 3:02 PM on Apr. 25, 2011
Maxsmom....i haven't read those books but I've heard of the "strong willed child", I should check into that one since my ds who is 5 is very strong willed. Although, he is much better now that he is a bit older. I think I can explain things to him (after the fact) and reason with him.
Don't you think it is funny, when we were growing up, our parents would tell us to do something and we did it. There were no "parenting books" and how to accommodate our children.
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