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I Think My Kids Drive Me Crazy

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    My Kids Drive Me Crazy And I Feel Guilty

    My children do not understand how to press the top left to their bottom left and not speak. With them being 10 and four years old, my wife and I have been parents now for over a decade. Without fail, every time I have attempted to speak to my wife in the presence of my children...
    LaPoete LaPoete 36-40, M 2 Responses Oct 4, 2013

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    Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

    I absolutely love my children I do! But OMG do they drive me up the wall. I was never meant to be a stay at home mom, i love being able to work and provide for my family. However the last 2 years I haven't been able to work...At first i thought hey this will give me more time...
    EdenEyed EdenEyed 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    My 3 year old and almost 5 year old never seem

    to listen to me or their dad. They tune us out when we ask them to behave, clean up a mess, etc. very frustrating.
    bcali bcali 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 16, 2014

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    No You're Mistaken Ep I Know My Kids Drive Me Crazy....

    I am a mother to two beautiful children. My daughter is two and my son will be one on the 20th of this month. Having two this close is crazy. Some days are goodish but most days will not go by without someone crying, breaking something, ruining something, hitting someone, someone...
    tairadactyl tairadactyl 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2013

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    For The Love Of God!

    My five kids appear to of made it their mission to send me off to the loony farm. I love them of course that goes without saying but jeez Louise I'm losing the will to carry on. You do as all the books advise, ignore the small stuff and discipline the larger stuff, ban them from...
    Stressedtooblivion Stressedtooblivion 26-30 Oct 4, 2012

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    Really!?

    Are you serious!? I have an 11 yr old that's capable of more than she is willing to show, a 8 yr old gifted/adhd ball of fire! A 5 yr old sweet couch potato, a 4 yr old loverman, and a 2 yr old diva. We are the Nestor 7. My husband works full time and attends school full time and...
    Jnestor85 Jnestor85 26-30, F Oct 31, 2012

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    I Love My Son But Hes A Real Challenge!

    Hi i already posted this in the other group about mothers but i think this group is more appropiate lol! 4 yr old son's 'challenging behaviour' - advice needed! my 4 yr old son, whom I absolutely adore, is a real handful he is demanding, impatient, loud, domineering and more...
    littlemisstia littlemisstia 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 15, 2012

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    About to Break

    I need a break, is that to much to ask? I really think my kids and maybe there dad <just a little> are going to cause me to loose my mind. I just want to get out, ALONE. Not he is watching the kids while I run to wally world to get a few things we need. I mean finding...
    lilduck lilduck 31-35 4 Responses Nov 19, 2008

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    6 Year Old Still In Pampers

    My stepson has been with us for almost 2 yrs. His mother( filthy liar) told us he was potty trained, since my hubby raised the boy he knew he wasnt but she said that it was done and doing well. He comes back from visiting with her and we discover that not only is he not potty...
    WeddingsbyOnje WeddingsbyOnje 31-35, F Aug 23, 2012

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    I really really love my 6 year daughter

    as she's my every thing, but sometimes I just wish theres a mute button to stop the non stop talking and questions just for a minuet! I feel like a horrible mother saying this but with all whats going on with life I feel that kids get there enjoyment getting under there parents...
    nouraruon nouraruon 26-30, F 5 Responses Jun 12, 2014

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    Stretched Way Too Thin

    I have 3 boys, ages are 10, 5, and 4 and I have a 3 month old baby girl. I feel so overwhelmed, i have an abundance of patience for my daughter, but the boys are driving me insane. Especially my oldest, that boy can make me have to go into another room and have to just breathe...
    chalyn10 chalyn10 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2013

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    Oh, The Insanity!

    I'm with you gals! I have a 2year old boy and a 4year old girl who doesn't speak. They whine & fight constantly. By the time my family notices I need a break I've already gone insane. I need more help! I never thought I'd hate being a SAHM.
    PhotoMom PhotoMom 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2011

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    3 Kids, 13 Years Of Crazy

    I have 3 daughters. The oldest has been trying to send my to the loony bin for 13 years. It has been all drama, all the time. Unfortunately she takes after her grandmother, who I also have to try to raise along with my children. My middle daughter was all sweetness and light...
    angrytp angrytp 36-40, F Jan 14, 2013

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    I Have Four Kids And They Drive Me Loca

    I mean crazy will I have twin girls and one boy and a another lil girl and man its really hard i clean like every day becouse they are always making. A mess ir and will I really love team and even thigh there bad i really don't like to. But in the comer and its also harder...
    silvia7878 silvia7878 18-21 Oct 18, 2012

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    So today i feel way better

    than yesterday ... I had a breakdown yesterday after i had cleaned my two year and three month olds room de cluttered threw away toys my 2 yr old just has all over the place and never plays with them... Their room perfct clothes perfectly folded away the babys organized by...
    paola04414 paola04414 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2014

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    I Guess I Lucky Now

    I guess I am lucky my older two have moved out although my oldest daughter lives just a few doors down and I watch my granddaughter every day. my youngest is 14 and a freshman in high-school and I am constantly taking her to her various activities. I rarely get a chance to...
    librakitty05 librakitty05 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2008

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    Utterly bananas - I am insane.
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    I question my sanity on the daily -shrug-
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    I sit here, lost in the memory of you. What is today? I don't know. What is it I'm supposed to be doing now? I can't remember. It couldn't have been very important. Thoughts of...
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    i think negatively alot but i try not to do that, or say it out loud. trying to look on the bright side isnt always easy but i think id go crazy if i didnt
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