I am the mother of three...Seven, five, and three months. I love being a Mom and I have always wanted kids but somedays I just feel so defeated after dealing with my seven year old. He has always been a difficult child. I keep hoping he will grow out of this stage but it never seems to change...He complains and cries about everything and everything is a battle with him...getting ready for school, doing his homework, what he eats for dinner. Now I am well aware that most children cry to get their way but shouldn't he be growing out of this? I feel like I am always fighting with him... I have a wonderful relationship with my youngest son and my daughter but for some reason I can't seem to mend my relationship with him. I love him very much and tell him all the time but I feel as though he is going to grow up and hate me and I don't want that. Any advice would be appreciated! THANKS!!!