Nicole - posted on 07/31/2012 ( 22 moms have responded )
I have a 2y 5m old daughter and am currently 32 weeks pregnant with another little girl.
My girl is what i would describe as the toddler from hell and it's making me hate being a mum, i know it sounds horrible but i'm at breaking point trying to deal with her, nothing i do is good enough NOTHING whatsoever!!
I am tired of hearing people say "oh it's the terrible 2's all toddlers are like that" beacuse NO they are not, she takes it to the top and keeps going. I knew parenting would be hard and that i would have to learn along the way but i honeslty cant handle her anymore, i always wanted to be a mother and love her with all my heart but her behaviour is beyond ridiculous.
examples: I can not take her to the shops for anykind of shopping because she starts acting up before we even get in the doors.
I can't even take her to swimming lessons anymore as she just goes mental for no reason, she loves the water which is why she needs to learn to swim but chucks the worst tantrums because she cant do what ever she wants.
Taking her to a playground indoor or outdoor is impossible as she will play for 5 minutes and then just shart going stupid, acting up screaming etc.
Going for walks hahaha implossible as she just keeps trying to run away and grab everything she can.
Even car trips to the corner store cant be done so if i need something i have to wait for my husband to be home with her so i can go.
Those are just a few examples, I cant go anywhere with her as it's just too embarassing and i cant control/handle her.
she doesnt listen to anything we say and we know she can hear and understand us but just chooses to ignore us, she is a danger to her self and no amount of discipling of anykind has ever worked even tho we have been consistant!!
just this morning she ran unto her dad at the table and stuck her hand in the bowl of boiling hot baked beans next to him and started screaming, no warning at all just ran up and stuck her hand in!! She keeps running into the kitchen esprcially when i'm at the stove and grabbing my legs even tho she get in trouble for it every single time but just doesn't care. She keeps trying to get into the cupboards even tho i have locks on them (just doesnt get the point)
I could go on forever, this is just a short nice version of what she is like and it is constany, every hour of everyday with no end or hope insight and i am terrifed for our new baby as i dont want my toddler hurting her!
I need advice and helpful hints so much cos i'm losing my mind and so is my husband
(and no she does not have autism/adhd/ador deafness) she understands very well what we say and do.