|fighting children, action shot!|
I'm so done with not yelling back. I've tried it and it does work to use the quiet voice, be stern but not mean, yada yada yada... CAN'T HOLD IT IN ANYMORE!!! CHILD YOU GONE AND BROKE YOUR MAMA!!!!
I just want to scream from the roof tops WHAT IS YOUR PROBLEM, CHILD?! She would whip her head with attitude and look me straight in the eye and say "I'm 4, mom." Oh right. That. Time to pull my shit together and be the adult, once again.
Being an adult is sooooo damn hard. Being an parent is even harder because I want to throw my tantrums too! DAMNIT!!! She makes things so much harder than they need to be!!! Just sit down so the lady can cut your hair, stop screaming... it's just sand in your shoe, we'll get it out in a sec, just stand there for two seconds to take a picture with the other kids, stop beating on your brother, he's much smaller than you, can't you hear him crying? OMG STOP!!!
I know, I KNOW this is normal. I'm just at the end of my rope and reeeeally need her to behave. And I need some xanax.
Ok I'm sorry. I had to vent. Our family needs to press the reset button. I will do that tonight. I will pull my big girl panties on, lower my voice, listen and calmly respond. I will, I promise because this shit can not go on. Someone will lose an eye.
Please tell me I'm not the only one?!!