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FabBakerGirlIsBack Mon 29-Jun-09 08:03:58

8 year old screaming at everyone and saying 4 year old lied about making him bite his tongue.

4 year old crying over 8 year old screaming at him.

5 year old late getting up, says she doesn't feel well and won't eat or drink anything, also telling takes on 8 year old.

what fun

Starbear Mon 29-Jun-09 10:30:34

Has this happened over the weekend? Is the 8 year old always a pain? Who else is around to help you? What do you think you need to do? My brother was a nightmare but no two people are the same so need more info.

FabBakerGirlIsBack Mon 29-Jun-09 12:11:35

He has been like this for a while. He had been at his grandparents for the weekend - was fine there - and it makes no odds whether he goes or not, most days he is challenging.

He is an angel at school.

Dh and I just don't know what to do.

Just feel sad that he is like this especially as he wanted loads of siblings!

Starbear Tue 30-Jun-09 19:35:32

If he is okay at grandparent and okay at school! What do you think changes at home? Does he think you are too tough or too soft! Could you stay with grandparents & see what the differences are? Could you spend a day at school? Speak to grandparents & school?
Do you think he wants more of your attention & is now jealous of siblings?

FabBakerGirlIsBack Wed 01-Jul-09 08:05:43

When he was younger he was rude to me in front of the HV and she said I had a very secure little boy.

I think that he thinks I am too hard but I know he haven't been consistant and at times may then go too far.

His GPs give him 100% attention and are just so much better with the kids than me. He has never been any trouble at school as far as I know and I have asked.

Attention could be an issue but with 3 kids and a rubbish mum it is hard to do.

Lovesdogsandcats Wed 01-Jul-09 09:15:53

"His GPs give him 100% attention"

There is the problem. One to one he is fine but things get tough when he has to share attention?

FabBakerGirlIsBack Wed 01-Jul-09 10:00:55

I told him this morning if he wanted attention to come and tell me.

|He has to share his GPs with his siblings so it isn't all about that.

Starbear Thu 02-Jul-09 19:29:16

I think you should try and stick to a routine I find this helps me with my Bad mummy phases. I'm the eldest of 4 kids and I was told to put the others to bed as well as other chores, which I hated. I find a routine during those difficult times of the day keep my temper at bay. It also stops Ds thinking that there is anything else going on. hope it helps

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