I need serious advice ASAP! I have two beautiful energetic healthy kids that recently and mysteriously became deaf!
My son is four and my new step daughter is two. For the last two-three weeks they both have started using me as a door mat. I have tried everything I could think of. No matter what it is that I'm telling them to do they either ignore me completely or do the opposite every time. I have no idea how to make them listen and behave. I can't walk anywhere with them because they will try and run off into the road or right in front of other people (flea market, mall, store). I ask them to pick up their toys and they will stay in their rooms for hours instead of simply picking them up.
My step daughter has been doing nothing but whining constantly for two weeks. Every sound that she makes is a whine. And when you try to discipline her she "mean mugs" me/ Looks at me with this stubborn "I don't care face". It's like she's got the attitude of a 16-18 year old teen and I'm only 24! I have tried everything! Discipline of all kinds and nothing has worked on either one of them. I can't even discipline my step daughter because she refuses whatever discipline you try to give her. She screams no at me and everything is "mine" to the point that she literally fights with my son and me to get whatever she wants.
Someone please give me some advice! I'm so lost I don't know where to start or what behavior to try and change first!!
on May. 25, 2013 at 2:47 PM