Ok, this post may just be a vent of sorts, but I'm kind of annoyed and burnt out. My 24 month old, high needs DS is a beast lately. We have done everything "right"...still breastfeeding, cosleeping, gentle discipline, etc., but he still has crying, screaming, hitting tantrums. I keep trying to look up what to do, and I'm met with the same information, which basically states that the securely attached toddler will be a joy to be around at all times. I was nearly in tears tonight because my DS was screaming and crying while I was trying to change his diaper. That's it. A diaper change.
Please tell me how your attached toddler acts, and how you peacefully and gently deal with it. I honestly feel like sometimes I'm just spoiling him, because I wasn't raised the way I'm trying to raise him, so I'm not sure what to do. My parents yelled and expected me to behave at all times. I don't agree with that style of parenting at all, but I feel like my style is failing as well, especially when I can't find info that says, "Don't worry, your child will scream like an animal and hit you even though you have tried to do everything right."
I'm not alone, right?