I have been getting extremely frustrated with my 2nd born lately. She's 40 inches of pure precociousness and every bit as feisty. She's affectionately referred to as Turbo or Big Trouble and when she's being sweet, she's our K-Bear. We've tried rewards, we've tried consequences, we've tried kindness and sternness, and it doesn't seem to make a change in her behavior for more then five minutes at a time. I find myself being short tempered and extremely impatient with a four-year old, and then I get mad at myself for losing it with said four-year old! So, I took a step back, and tried to perceive our life through her eyes and not my own. What I found was both comforting and eye-opening at the same time.
|They really are best friends|
|Waiting for Little Miss M again|
|Another appointment, waiting for the car|
We try, but is it enough?
|alone time at the beach with Mom|