Treating your kid the same

Barbiiedoll2011 - posted on 05/09/2017 ( 5 moms have responded )

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Hey ya'll.

I just want some insight.

My boyfriend & I have been together for about a year. He has a 3 year old and I have a 4.5 year old.

They were playing water guns earlier, and I walked inside to get something and walked out to my boyfriend yelling at him and taking the water gun away from my son for squirting his son. That's one of our rules with them so they don't get upset. Well, in the process of my boyfriend taking it away from him he scratched my son on his forehead pretty good.

He doesn't discipline him very often but when he does he seems to be really impatient with him. I know he doesn't mean to be and otherwise he does good with him. I just feel like he took it too far and was a little harsh with the way he took it away.

We tried talking about it and I tried explaining to him that I feel like he wouldn't do that with his son, and If I did that to his he would be upset too.

Over-reacting?

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Lilian - posted on 05/10/2017

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Blended family parenting takes patience & time. Perhaps you & your boyfriend need to sit down and set up boundaries, and consider getting family counseling. I pray you will find peace and harmony in your family.

Ev - posted on 05/10/2017

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That may be but still you need to sit down and outline what you want done with your son and his son regarding discipline. As a BF, he really has no say in how you do that. He should do what he would normally do with his child when things are not working in the discipline department.

Barbiiedoll2011 - posted on 05/10/2017

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He doesn't very often, but I think it's important that my son listens and respects him. Same goes the other way around. I happened to be inside at the time and I figured he could handle it. If the boys are fighting over something and I'm not there to witness it I expect him to handle it. But in this particular situation it did not go well.

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