Why does my daughter cry when her daddy comes home from work?

Jody - posted on 11/22/2014 ( 1 mom has responded )




Best daddy ever. They love to cuddle. The only time he is not fully engaged with her on a regular basis is when he leaves for work every day. When he leaves, he gets loads of kisses and cuddles. When he arrives home at night, she pitches a fit and is all no no no no no and even fakes crying. can anyone speak to the psychology driving this?


Sarah - posted on 11/22/2014




I don't know if I can explain the science of it, but it is typical. When dad comes home, no matter how much she loves him, it is a disruption. Some kids find transitioning from one part of the day to the next stressful. My son did the same thing to me. You can try to prep her by telling her that daddy is coming soon. Get her excited and tell her get ready to hug daddy!

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