Some days just suck, and that’s all!

Mostly un-eaten weet-bix.

It’s only 10am. I’ve been awake since 5.30 though, so it seems later. And this morning, it seems like everything Elspeth does is calculated to piss me off:

I kept telling her not to go into the bedroom, because Aidan worked night shift and needs to sleep now – so what did she do? Went into the bedroom.

I asked her what she wanted for breakfast, she said weet-bix, so I got her weet-bix, and then she refused to eat them. 

I reminded her not to climb on things. Then she climbed on a chair, fell off, and hurt herself.

She even threw a tantrum over putting her underpants on, wanting a nappy instead.

She is becoming very wilful, opinionated, and stubborn. I’d like to say that I don’t know where she gets it from, but unfortunately she’s inherited that directly from me. I can see us clashing more and more as she gets older; we are two people who don’t like to back down! The only benefit I really have is that she still can’t open her own bedroom door, so sending her to her room is still effective. It works for both of us – she knows she’s stuck until she agrees to smile, and I get a little time to collect myself and calm down. Heaven help me the day she figures that door out!

One thought on “Some days just suck, and that’s all!

  1. Althea Tsang says:

    I can only imagine how frustrating moments like that can be…I’m not sure how I’d cope. Hang in there! 🙂

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