tantrums


Consistency has been the Key

I thought it was about time I updated you on the MiniMad situation and I am pleased to say that we seen to be going in the right directions with the temper tantrums.   I have put my action list in to play and we have drastically reduced the number of incidents and also blessedly the length of any tantrums which do start. I have not succumbed to any of my curly hair terrorists demands and as someone commented you do not negotiate with terrorists! The main things that have made the biggest difference are: Setting expectations of what I want him to do. Counting down to when we are doing […]


Dealing with Temper Tantrums – A response 14

What can I say, apart from a great big thank you obviously.  The blogging and Internet community has done it again and come to my aid. I have had some fantastic comments on my post about minimads temper issues and one thing I am sure of it that it will pass, all of your comments has made me sure of this.  It seems that I am not alone in experiencing this and if others can get through it then so can I. The comments were so good and insightful I felt that they deserved a post of their own, that way if anyone else is going though this, they can see […]


Who will win the war 31

We seem to be fignhting a never ending battle in The Mad House at the moment with minimad.  Mothership posted today about seeing yourself in your children and it got me thinking and I finally decided to come clean about an issue we are having with MiniMad. I have always said the mini’s were headstong, their own men, independant thinking, but it is just an excuse really, just a polite way of saying, that they can be stuboarn, hard headed and bloody hardwork at times.  This stage with Maxi wasnt too bad, we were able to negotiate, distract ot tickle our way out of things, but my oh my, with Mini […]