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dd2 behaviour has changed.

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misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 07:39:48

and i think its to do with dd3 arrivial, plus all the previous upset with dh being in hospital, then me being in for longer than expected. she is refusing to do as asked, she refused to get out of the car yesterday, i had to literally pull her out.

she isnt being horrible to dd3, in fact she wants to play with her and i think thats whats bothering her. she tried 3 times yesterday to pick up dd3 and i had to tell her no, and offered to put dd3 on her lap if she sat down,but she just ran away from me. I am beginning to feel like i cant pick up dd3 when dd2 is about in case she gets upset. dd2 will ask me to do things when i am feeding dd3, and i have to send her to ask her dad as i cant do it and i think this is making dd2 feel like i dont care anymore.

sparklymieow Tue 01-Mar-05 10:31:27

I noticed a difference in her yesterday too. More quiet than before, does she want to come and play with DD2 here one day?

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:33:57

she is very quiet atm. i was just feeding dd3 and dd2 has put herself to bed

sparklymieow Tue 01-Mar-05 10:36:36

DD2 is having a major strop here, and I mean MAJOR!!

zippy539 Tue 01-Mar-05 10:37:40

Oh, it's horrible isn't it? We had the same with DS when DD was born. I can't remember how old your DD is (and you're probably doing this already) but can you get her to help with nappy changes and 'safe' baby stuff etc to make her feel important? It's great that she's into the baby and I would play on that and try to keep her enthusiasm going (ds didn't even want to look at his little sister ).

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:38:03

is dd2 at pre-school today? fancy going into town?

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:38:56

she is 2.5yrs old. she helps me by giving me weipes and unfolding the nappy.

sparklymieow Tue 01-Mar-05 10:39:17

no, she isn't, I have no cash to go into town no money what-so-ever!! I think they need to be outside tho.

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:40:19

i'll stand your dd2 an afternoon at jungle kids place.

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:40:48

but need to go to town 1st to sort out bank.

sparklymieow Tue 01-Mar-05 10:42:00

what the new one??

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:43:12

at gosling.

sparklymieow Tue 01-Mar-05 10:44:38

maybe, DH has gone to try and get the money owed to us from Mark, and I will phone you soon.

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:49:24

dd2 has now stopped sulking in bed (mini teenager) and has choosen to watch a film. she is really a bit messed up atm, and i feel bad for her. she wont let me cuddle her much either.

sparklymieow Tue 01-Mar-05 10:50:13

DD2 has stopped having a strop too. Eating crisps atm

lockets Tue 01-Mar-05 10:50:26

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misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:52:17

no. dd1 was very settled. i think its the fact that dh came home, i went awayfor 4 days and came back witha baby. dh was in hospital for over 3 weeks b4 i had dd3.

misdee Tue 01-Mar-05 10:53:12

dd2 has gotton used to having me to herself each day and now dh is home and dd3 is here she is feeling unsettled.

lockets Tue 01-Mar-05 10:54:14

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misdee Thu 03-Mar-05 09:22:54

i was planning on applying for nursery place for her, but am very worried about unsettling her even more. how long should i leave it?

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