Two yellow cards one bumped head one fight x amount of being rude x amount of I didn't do it x amount I'll smash my computer up x amount of banging his bed by lifting it and dropping it on the floor. ( that's still going) x amount of rule stating x amount of shouting and one red card
one glass of wine on order ready for dc's bed time one stodgey pudding waiting to finish cooking
who'd mix a teen and a pre teen with issues together.
And glug , then breathe again! Everybody needs a good vent - it's the safety valve on our sanity system. Tomorrow is another day - could be the same - could be worse - but most importantly, it could be better
Just seen your laptop and xbox ban. I've banned my 2 eldest from the play station room for the rest of the week for their constant bad behaviour since school pick up. But hey, that's why i'm called auntevil!
Okay we are in shut down and non verbal.. And that means we're on our way out of it. One super soft blanket wrapped tightly round and not readyfor rocking with mum yet.
( hand signals really are a bonus)
actually i kind of hope that by logging it on here for others to read.. It might show that you can ride these moments in a calm and firm way.. And it really is okay when you know the routine of your own dc.
This has been totally about being overwhelmed and stressed.. and not at the point of being able to help himself. And we are all now just sat on the sofa .. With the lights dimmed and all will be okay. ( until tonight when he'll have night terrors and need lots of settling)..