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Did you send your child to their room today?

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LynetteScavo Sun 27-Jul-08 21:05:21

DS1 was sent upstairs for punching DS2.

The girl who lives in the house behind us was threatened with bed for weeing in the garden. The boy on one side was threated with being sent to his for bullying and hitting his brother. The boy on the other side was threatened with being sent to his room for throwing stones in the garden.

Whats going on?

FluffyMummy123 Sun 27-Jul-08 21:06:02

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BoysAreLikeDogs Sun 27-Jul-08 21:07:44

No, but I left DS2 at home with DP instead of going to my mother's for lunch, and to see my brother who is Good Fun. Took DS1 with me.

IMO, it's a combo of

End-of-term-itis
Hot weather
Grumpy parent (me)

Beauregard Sun 27-Jul-08 21:08:32

Yes i sent dd1 to her room at lunchtime as she got very stroppy over something i said as a joke and came at me karate kicking(very angry) like bloody Kung Fu Panda.

ThatBigGermanPrison Sun 27-Jul-08 21:10:36

Yes, I sent him for being obnoxious.

50 years ago, no child was sent to his room, except after a smacked bottom, and then it was for the rest of the day.

milknosugar Sun 27-Jul-08 21:12:21

unless your childs room is a cell with no toys i dont see the point unless its just to get them away from you because you are about to snap. mine dont see it as a punishment at all

charliecat Sun 27-Jul-08 21:12:29

Yes. dd2 because she called me a Losershock I also banned her off the trampoline for the night.

Slouchy Sun 27-Jul-08 21:12:44

No, though dd2 took herself for a tantrum when FIL wouldn't let her climb up the loft ladder with him!

They've been lovely and quiet today. smile

That's why the house looks like a frigging bomb site angry

LynetteScavo Sun 27-Jul-08 21:15:16

Charliecat - did she make an L sign with her finger and thumb?

ThatBigGermanPrison Sun 27-Jul-08 21:21:28

It's so I don't throttle him.

Plus it's away from me and my wonderful aura of calm motherdom

hmm

charliecat Sun 27-Jul-08 21:21:39

she bloody did. lolol

Psychomum5 Sun 27-Jul-08 21:24:19

DS1 was, three times....for spitting <<disgusting bloody habit!!>>

and it does not seem to be stopping him either so now at a complete loss!

argh.......

angry

misdee Sun 27-Jul-08 21:26:01

dd1+3 did for fighting in the living room.

paperchain Sun 27-Jul-08 21:28:46

No

altho, I went to my room for half an hour to read my book to get away from everyone else - does that count??

TheDuchessOfNorksBride Sun 27-Jul-08 21:42:00

DH sent DD1 to her room for a misdemeanor and I crossed something off the 'Holiday List' for another.

My 'Holiday List' is brilliant and I wish I'd thought of it before because the first week of any school holiday is always challening! It's an A4 sheet pinned in the kitchen with columns of days out ie. picnic, seaside, swimming, castle, park. When one of the DCs is horrible, something gets crossed off. But they can earn it back by being good or helpful etc. They lost 6 outings on the first day of the holidays but have earned them all back! Obviously I don't put things like 'visit grandma' on the list because we'll go however foul their behaviour.

paperchain Sun 27-Jul-08 21:43:34

hey I like the idea of how that list works!

Elkat Sun 27-Jul-08 22:11:03

Yep. DD1 was put in her room because she hit me.

sheepgomeep Sun 27-Jul-08 23:33:10

yes all of mine have gone to thier room at somepoint today except for dd2

ds for having a huge tantrum and kicking the wall in anger. he is 8

dsd1 for punching her sister, dsd2 sent into another room for retaliating.

dsd1 went again for slapping dd2 accross the face (who is 14 months old) dsd is 5 next week.

and my dd1 went to her room for being an obnoxious little boasting brat to her step sisters sadshe is 6 next week also.

Its been such a horrible, shitty, swearing, shouty awful day sad

stealthsquiggle Sun 27-Jul-08 23:38:31

DS - 2 or possibly 3 times - for 'attitude' of various kinds - he is 5 going on 13 and it is driving us nuts.

TBH if (a) DD was older and (b) her room was toddler-safe she would have gone too - we had a 45min showdown to get her to say 'sorry' to DS for kicking him angry

herbietea Sun 27-Jul-08 23:41:07

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SheSellsSeashellsByTheSeashore Sun 27-Jul-08 23:42:39

yes dd1 got sent to her room this morning after a hellish night sharing our bed with her she started bouncing on the bed while i was suffering bad back pain angry

she went downstiars instead and told dh "mummy needs a coffee before she will get up she is very grumpy this morning"

DontNeedAnything Sun 27-Jul-08 23:42:58

Yes DTD1 was sent to her bed today for generally not following instructions culminating in her writing a note saying "mummy is stupid". Hence she went to her bed.

Seuss Sun 27-Jul-08 23:43:06

I nearly sent dd back to bed as soon as she got up - she has been grumpy for the last three days. She and ds2 have been arguing over what they are arguing about, everything is 'I did it first' or 'ds hurted me...' Still, tommorow is another day...help!

singersgirl Sun 27-Jul-08 23:50:30

I sent both of mine to separate rooms to stop them hitting each other.

sheepgomeep Sun 27-Jul-08 23:53:15

the girls have even fought over who presses play on the dvd player hmm

'she asked me too', 'no its my turn', 'you never let me do it' (wail wail)'i hate you'

arrgghhhhhhhhhhh

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