Lisa - posted on 02/19/2013 ( no moms have responded yet )
I need some advice... My husband is unemployed at the moment. We were both students, completing our grade 12 (only ten years late lol) and i just had our third child 2 months ago. He was supposed to start a welding course but he decided not to because i needed help with the baby the first few months. My oldest is 13, our son is 9 and he's acting out badly. He loves his new sister tons but he's starting to get that middle child thing happening. I'm spending all the time with him i can & praising him, hugging him, giving him undivided attention, but he's still being totally impossible sometimes.
Anyway, i noticed my hubby is getting closer to snapping & i don't know what to do. He swore at our son last week &i was on the room with the baby (they were in the living room) he sounded like he was getting up to slap him or something but he kinda just roughed him up & made him go to his room. I went in right away & hugged him & talked to him. He drives me insane too but i guess i have a lot more patience. Plus we have NEVER swore at our kids, under any circumstances... Do this is new. And yesterday my Lil guy was being difficult again & my hubby raised his hand like he was gonna slap him but he never.
I would FREAK if he hit him. Also when the baby had a tummy ache or colic my husband just repeatedly says you don't need to cry, i always have to hurry with whatever I'm doing do i can rock her, lay with get, hug her, lay her on her tummy & move her back & forth... He knows all the trucks but he never does it.
I'm starting to get really run down from everything, opinions please!