I am exhausted physically and mentally with my 7 year old. To make is brief her dad left the house when she was 2, and he had stayed in her life, but NOT consistently, and I myself have never been the "activity" kind of mom with them (stems from my own childhood). She has always wanted the attention from previous boyfriends that I have had (im not happy with myself but its the past) and it made me start noticing something but I never thought it would progress to what it is now. She demands ALL attention, NEG and POS..
At first it was just at home, not listening to directions, oppositional to the fullest and even though she knows the consequences, she just honestly doesn't care. Now this is happening at school, to where she disrupts everyone, and the teacher has called me on 2 occasions where Ciana (my daughter) wont even get up of her desk (mind you, she has her legs on TOP of her desk, arms crossed).. I am going to try the counselor in her school but I am at a loss, I have tried SO many techniques, and the below the waist spanking doesn't not work, she is a angry kid but so sweet and so smart. She is at the top of her class, never fails. I don't know anymore :,( any help is better than me going crazy because I think I myself might need medication, that's how strong-willed she is.......View Thread
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