My daughter will turn 3 in August and she has just recently started acting out. She had been going throught the normal 'terrible two's " stuff but it has just started going beyond that. She is bossy and if you don't do exactly what she wants then she will try to spit on you, scratch you and scream at you. She doesn't listen to anything I say. I am potty-training and most of the time it is a huge battle trying to get her to go. She would stay in the same pull-up all day long if I would let her, and I won't. She will lay down on the floor and scream. I have had to drag her into the bathroom just to change her once. She is all the time trying to tear up her dolls, hitting them, etc. If I am trying to get the housework done and I tell her to wait just a minute to do something for her then she will run at me and hit or bite me. I am at my wits end on this. I almost break down in tears everyday and sometimes I do break. My husband works nights and goes to school and I have NO help from him or any of his family. All of my family lives out of the area and can't help. I don't have anyone to help me with this and I just about can't take anymore. I try the time outs, doesn't work, she WILL NOT sit or stand still. I try calmly talking to her, that doesn't do anything, she will usually just try to spit when I do that. I have tried taking away a favorite toy until she calms down, doesn't work. I have even tried spanking her (on the diaper and just my hand) but that doesn't work, just makes things more stressful for me. I don't really like the idea of spanking anyway. So, what is left? Any ideas? Thanks for any suggestions.
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