One of THOSE days

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One of THOSE days

Postby Mummy woo! » Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:09 pm

Over tired grumpy children fighting like possums in heat all morning. Trying to get them out the door to break up the whatever-the-heck-it-is and they were so rude about getting in the car I have sent them back to their bedrooms.

Aaaarrrggghhhhh!!!!

It is amazing how as they get older they are able to recognise the toddler-like behaviour, talk about it and how it isn't working for anyone, but then ten seconds later be right back at it. I'm hopeful this represents modest progress but the way they are carrying on they might not make it to adulthood for me to know for sure!
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Esther » Wed Apr 20, 2016 12:45 pm

Hugs. I hear you....maybe my more than occasional forays into toddler-like behaviour don't always set the best example....but that's probably more my issue :lol:
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Jenbt85 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 5:17 pm

Hugs :( Has it got better as the day wears on? Do you have any chocolate?
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby ClOuD_NiNe » Wed Apr 20, 2016 6:07 pm

Must have been the day for it, mine were fighting like cats and dogs this morning too. Hope the rest of your day was better!
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Feebes » Fri Apr 22, 2016 12:30 am

Give me back the days where they were newborns, much easier!

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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Mummy woo! » Fri Apr 22, 2016 8:27 am

I think part of the problem might have been me - AF arrived this week and I haven't been sleeping well. They have been ratty all week though.

Had an interesting conversation with Oobiwoo about his temper though - I reminded him that he doesn't yell at his friends or teachers when he is frustrated, so he must be amble to control it. So why does he yell at me? He's thinking about it!
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Esther » Fri Apr 22, 2016 9:10 am

Mummy woo! wrote:I think part of the problem might have been me - AF arrived this week and I haven't been sleeping well. They have been ratty all week though.

Had an interesting conversation with Oobiwoo about his temper though - I reminded him that he doesn't yell at his friends or teachers when he is frustrated, so he must be amble to control it. So why does he yell at me? He's thinking about it!


Hugs and virtual chocolate for AF. I was a disgrace to the adult world on Wednesday morning and actually realised it must be PMS. Which is ununsual for me as I usually only realise in hindsight :roll:

And please tell me what Oobiwoo says. If I'm being very honest, my colleagues probably wouldn't recognise me from my behaviour at home. But really, there's very little to get worked up about there compared to being at home :lol: So it seems there's some sort of filter that switches on pretty early if our children can be so wonderful at school.
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Andypandy » Fri Apr 22, 2016 10:33 am

My DS1 is a delight at school. At home, he is a short tempered turdburger.

MW did your day get better?
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Mummy woo! » Fri Apr 22, 2016 11:43 am

It only got better when I let them have some screen time - less harmful to cook their brains than to throttle them!

Yesterday more craziness. And today trying to pack to go away while listening to endless complaints about why we need to pack clean undies for each day of the trip.
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby s squirrel » Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:38 am

Any better now Mummy Woo??
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if you can't run, then walk,
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Re: One of THOSE days

Postby Mummy woo! » Mon Apr 25, 2016 2:09 pm

s squirrel wrote:Any better now Mummy Woo??



Hello!!!

Yes, much better - we are at the beach for the long weekend and everything is better here :)

They have been doing much better (and so have I)
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