Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Parenting your second child
Well, obviously I like my kid. And if we're being completely honest, is it actually possible to not compare your kids? Especially if they're super close in age.
There is no easy answer. I was accustomed to having a child who didn't have tantrums (with Wes). And now I'm the asshole eating my words because it turns out there's not much you can do in the moment when you have a toddler who has tantrums. I didn't judge the moms of tantruming kids before, necessarily, but I definitely wondered why they couldn't control their kid. I mean, I could control Wes, shouldn't everyone be able to do the same with their own children?
And to my sweet, Stinky boy - you may make me want to rip my hair out on a daily basis, but at least I know life with you will never be boring.
...but dear God, if v3.0 is even more stubborn/intense/challenging I may end up in a padded cell.
Do you have a stubborn toddler? How do you deal with it? Because seriously, I need all the advise I can get, hah!
Posted by Amanda at 11:33 AM