Disrespect & Disobedience

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Teenager Disrespectful to Me

My 14 year old daughter is very disrespectful to me and not understanding why. Don't know if disrespectful is the word I am looking for however she just doesn't want to listen to me and says I am unfair. I know that I am doing to right thing and certainly am not unfair but why do I feel so bad? She got bad grades on report card so I punished her from staying at friends house; standing my ground and not giving in - that makes me unfair? I feel so bad when I see the love with other daughters and their parents. Is anyone else having this...

Acting Up

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Teenager Disrespectful to Me

My 14 year old daughter is very disrespectful to me and not understanding why. Don't know if disrespectful is the word I am looking for however she just doesn't want to listen to me and says I am unfair. I know that I am doing to right thing and certainly am not unfair but why do I feel so bad? She got bad grades on report card so I punished her from staying at friends house; standing my ground and not giving in - that makes me unfair? I feel so bad when I see the love with other daughters and their parents. Is anyone else having this...

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Defiant 10-Yr Old Boy

My oldest son (10) is extremely strong-willed and is becoming more and more...

Attitude & Moods

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Talking Back Issues

My son recently turned 6 and has begun talking back all the time. I am not sure if I should ignore the behavior, or if I should punish him for it. Simply talking to him about not talking back has not worked. Should I take privilages away? Yesterday we took away a treat for being rude and he was sad about not getting the treat, not about his behavior. Is this just normal behavior? Help!!!!! Thanks Jenn

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Is This Rude?

I'm figuring easy going people will say it's no big deal, some others will...

Bullying

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What to Do About the Bully

My daughter has had a problem with a certain girl at school for 2 years now. They are both in 2nd grade. I have talked to the principle about the issues and thought it had been resolved but the little girl keeps seeking my daughter out to make fun of her clothes, hair, shoes etc... The problem is is that the little girls mom is an employee at the school. The little girl was suppose to get detention but that some how slipped through the cracks and she never did serve it and she knows it. She tells my daughter that all her mom has to do is...

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Is Your Kid a Bully?

It seems like everyone thinks there kid(s) are not bullies. I know we'd...

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Bullying and Suicide

Why do you think this is happening? It's terrifying, and just to say my...

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Is It Bullying?

Hi everyone, My son is 10 and in 5th grade. There is a boy in his class...

Clothing & Makeup

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Outfit Ideas for Upcoming "Natural" Pageant

Hi moms, I asked this a month or so ago and didnt get to many responses, so I thought I would ask again :) I put my now 13 month old daughter in a prelims pageant for the Little Miss Wyoming Scholarship pageant in January of this year and she won Tiny Miss Photogenic and had her way paid to the state finals in early June. I'm looking for ideas on outfits. I am in need of three of them; 1) Western outfit for the Hoedown party the night before (just for fun), 2) casual wear for the personality competition and 3) a pretty party dress. ...

Hygiene Issues

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Bath or Shower

When do you start letting your child take a Shower by themselves? My 9 y/o has no desire to take a shower. He loves taking a bath. Is this normal? To me I don't care but I'm wondering if he spends the night somewhere that they will make funny at him. What do you think...

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Boys and Hygiene

We've heard the nursery rhyme, what are little boys made of; frogs and...

Hyperactivity

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I Think My 2 Year Old Is Hyperactive

my daughter is 27 months and she gets up around 6 in the morning and runs around always active throughout the day. She only stops for a nap doesnt fight about that. most of the time she is constantly on the move she doesnt stop is she too hyperactive or am i just imagining it.

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Hyper 4 Year Old

My 4 year old daughter is so hyper at times and I'm starting to loose my...

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Hyper Active Toddler

My son is a total handful and does not listen to me most of the time. He is...

Jealousy & Deceit

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I'm Jealous of Daddy!

I'm starting to feel jealous of my husband's relationship with our two and a half year old son. I stay home to work for my husband (which some days I resent also), so I get to keep our son home with me. All day we do what he wants when he wants, eat what he wants, drink what he wants . . . within reason, of course, there are still rules. But I feel like I give this child everything I have to offer and he prefers Daddy to me 9 times out of 10. That really hurts my feelings. And I'm starting to think about other times when it seems like...

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Problems with Lying

I am having trouble with my 8 year old lying to me. It is not BIG things.....

Not Listening

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Testing the Sass

My 11 yr old son is starting to test how sassy and disrespestfulnes by his words. I have been consistant with putting soap in his mouth when he does this I say that I am trying to clean his mouth up it is slowly working. Just being curious as to what anyone else has done. It is not a habit right now which I am setting the rule down before it is not a testing stage anymore. Thanks

Phone & Texting

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Cell Phone Texting

Would like to hear from mom's with 12 year olds. She's an awesome kid trying to fit in with her peers! Are there any parents out there that don't allow texting at this age? Am I the only one (according to my 12 year old :-))? Should I just block it? It's mostly other children that don't respect it, but we end up paying for each one. I refuse to get "unlimited texting", that seems to give the child the wrong message. What are your ideas?

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Too Much Texting

My 13 year old 7th grader cant stop texting! He would text 24/7 if he could...