June 11, 2008
There'll Be Days Like This
This precious girl has been quite the challenge this week. It's just been one of those weeks where I find myself saying, "Stephanie, you have no clue what you're doing," at the end of every single day. It's fine to have ONE day like that every once in a while but a whole week's worth!?!?! AHHH!!!!
Hattie has been SUPER WHINEY all week. Morning, noon, and night. Things she never whined about before, she is throwing fits over. Small things. Anything. Everything. And the THING is that this week was supposed to be super fun. Being my first week at home with just Hattie again, I planned outings and things to do with friends every single day. We were supposed to have a BLAST. Instead, she's whining constantly and disobeying, and I'm finding myself so frustrated and embarrassed that my child is acting up so much.
So my question to all of you mamas is how do you deal with the whining? Do you ignore it, punish it, a combination? Please give me any helpful tips or suggestions that work for you in your household before I lose my miiiiiind!
Wisdom From the Pope
“The inalienable dignity of every human being and the rights which flow from that dignity - in the first place the right to life and the defense of life - are at the heart of the church's message." Pope John Paul ended his address, saying: "In spite of divisions among Christians, 'all those justified by faith through baptism are incorporated into Christ...brothers and sisters in the Lord.'" Pope John Paul 2