I am the only one who feels like their LO is getting worse in his/her behavior? Rache has been a difficult 3-year-old at times, and I definitely subscribe to the idea that 3 is waaaay more difficult than two. I was under the impression that four-year-olds were easier, though. At least that's what all of my parent-friends have led me to believe. LOL. I feel like I was sold a bill of goods!
Rache has been a bit of a nightmare lately. He's an emotional kid to begin with, but good lord it's been out of control. Last night, for example, he wanted a biscuit before bed, and DH told him no. This led to an epic tantrum. Tear, wailing, screaming, the whole bit. Over a biscuit!
And he's become nasty and defiant when he's in a bad mood. If I tell him no about something, he'll go and do it anyways, and then comes back to me to let me know he went ahead and did it. Yesterday (it was a great day....ha ha) he wanted a popsicle at 9am, and I said no, later. Not 5 minutes later he got a stool, got a popsicle, and then came and waved it in my face. Seriously! Who is this kid!?! So far, when he does stuff like this I try to stay calm and just issue a punishment without really reacting, assuming that he's looking for me to yell and raise my voice. IDK....it's been frustrating.
So, is Rache the only April Blossom who is still acting this way? Please say no!