I'm hormonal, but I try REALLY hard not to be a jerk to him. I think he needs to extend me the same courtesy. Usually we would be talking about it, but I am just not in the mood right now. Let him stew and work it out himself. I'm going to bed. Hmph!
Today I was so frustrated with my husband. We were supposed to have our ultrasound to check on the baby's growth. I was nervous and needed him for moral support. I left the house before he even got out of bed.
Ah, pregnancy insomnia again. Wonderful. The weirdest thing is that I am really tired, but the minute I lay down, my eyes are wide open and I can't sleep. So I guess I'll just dither around until I'm super-exhausted!
Commit to dealing with your own issues. If you've been struggling with your weight for years and your preteen is eating everything in sight and showing it, your conversations with her are guaranteed to backfire. Get professional help if you need to.
It's a shock when your previously sweet little girl starts tantrumming again. Twelve-year-old girls can be moody, over-dramatizing, self-centered, focused almost solely on friends, close-mouthed, surly, back-talking and condescending to parents. They can, of course, also be mature, affectionate and delightful, but at their worst...
I read in your book that mothers need to model positive sexual behavior for their kids. What do you mean when you say that?
Although volumes have been written about motherhood and sex, the two subjects lie on parallel tracks that rarely intersect.
Many new fathers -- not all, to be sure -- love their children enormously, but from a safe distance. We all know that it's important for a dad to help with the baby. But how do you accomplish that, especially if his idea of childcare is putting her in a motorized swing while he watches Sportscenter?