I am at my wits end. My daughter has always been quite sneaky and been caught out taking sweets, biscuits etc over the years and when clearing her room I have found wrappers hidden under her bed, she says she sorry and won’t do it again.
Then I found she had taken a top off her friend and also a dummy off my brothers new baby, very strange as to why!
We found it all in her room. When asked why she said because she’s stupid and dumb and I feel that she tries to make us feel sorry for her and gets really upset. This was 6 month ago and I’ve just discovered she is taking money from my purse and buying sweets from the shop. She also took my birthday sweets and ate them all. I wouldn’t mind we have lots of sweets in from Halloween!
I am so angry that she’s stealing, last time we punished her by making her give the items back and also doing jobs to make the money back. I had a serious conversation with her about how serious it was and how disappointed I felt etc. She promised she wouldn’t do it again. And she has. I am so angry but I’ve tried to stay calm and talk to her, explaining that it’s stealing and we all want things but can’t just take things that don’t belong to us. She said she knows but she just gets tempted. Please help I feel like I am failing as a parent and I don’t know where I have gone wrong. Thank you xx
11 year old daughter stealing
Icantfindausername · 15/11/2017 22:53
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