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Not a happy little boy...

Do you ever feel like you just don't/can't make your child(ren) happy?

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Asked by Tink05215 at 8:41 PM on Jun. 18, 2011 in General Parenting

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  • I do with my teen/tween kids.

    Answer by geminisummerz at 8:42 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Daily lol

    Answer by emmyandlisa at 8:44 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • absolutely the other day my twins told me they didnt love me and would rather be with their dad. and i thought i was making them happy whatever bee stung them i dont know.

    Answer by rosepetalluv at 8:45 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • sometimes. i specially can't compete with grandma and grandpa who give her everything she wants

    Answer by Ashoonik at 8:47 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • Ashoonik... I have the same problem with my Grandma (his great-grandma) and he favors my mom over me too. I just feel like maybe I'm doing something wrong and it's making him unhappy.

    Comment by Tink05215 (original poster) at 8:54 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • There are days that no matter what we do they still whine and complain. I generally don't lose too much sleep over that.

    Answer by meooma at 8:57 PM on Jun. 18, 2011

  • When kids want attention... they want it right then. When they don't, they don't want you anywhere around. As long as I get my "I really mean it hug" at the end of the nite, I'm good Mothers who think they are doing something wrong are simply creating a depression that can be manipulated by the children. You are not "WRONG" you are human. OH, and if children have the "choice" of living with another parent or family member, they will throw it in your face because they believe there will be no rules or consequences at a home that dotes on them because they are not there all of the time. Mothers make their children happy, and grumpy... just like your SO/DH does to you. Relax, you are worthy of being a parent.

    Answer by hollydaze1974 at 12:22 PM on Jun. 20, 2011

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