nearly 3 y/o pulling hair - Mothering Forums

Thread Tools
#1 of 1 Old 09-18-2009, 05:10 PM - Thread Starter
Mrsboyko's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Posts: 1,702
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
DD is a hair puller. She uses it to emphasize her point (she pulls as she says "No!") she does it unconsciously (as i am carrying her she has a hold on my hair), she grabs it to keep me near her (as i kiss her goodnight, she grabs both sides and won;t let go). It drives me completely insane and I HATE it. Everytime she does it, I see red.

i know this is MY issue, something I have to work on. Obviously she sees how much it upsets me and is using it as a way to push my buttons, right? But on her side, how do I get her to stop this behavior? It isn't just me she does it to, Dh shaves his head, so no hair there, but she does it to my mom and her DC provider also.

I have tried to give her "hair time" just letting her play under my own terms, but she gets rough and ends up hurting me, and that just makes the whole experience bad. I have kept it pulled back in a ponytail for weeks on end, but as soon as it is down, she is right back at it. I am seriously at the point of wanting to chop my hair very, very short (think pixie) from it's current mid back length. Any ideas?

W (26) and C (27) parenting G (11/06 ) and D (2/09 ) plus a new one (3/11)
Sometimes the greener grass is actually AstroTurf, a false promise and nothing more.
Mrsboyko is offline  

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Online Users: 17,126

35 members and 17,091 guests
agentofchaos , awill , blessedwithboys , contactmaya , Deborah , Dovenoir , eastbaymama , Emilia.H , emmy526 , girlspn , greenemami , Janeen0225 , Jessica765 , joandsarah77 , katelove , Kelleybug , lhargrave89 , Lucee , Lydia08 , mama24-7 , manyhatsmom , Michele123 , Mirzam , MrsGale , NaturallyKait , rightkindofme , RollerCoasterMama , samaxtics , samina1 , Shmootzi , Skippy918 , voca , zebra15
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.