Can someone tell me how that happened? Seriously, I thought all the teenager fun stuff (i.e., ignoring me when speaking to him, rolling of the eyes, and talking back) didn't happen until, well, they were actually in their teens. Why is my almost two year old behaving this way? I mean, I have heard of terrible two's but never this. He has a mind of his own and is definitely trying to gain more (key word is more because he is already very independent) independence. Which is cute... to a certain extent.
Cute when we arrive at a store and as I am getting him out of his carseat he says, "I walk!" That is cute. Not so cute is when we are in the store and he still wants to walk but not listen (or hold my hand) and he says, "No Mommy, I do it!" Then proceeds to yell and cry when I explain that if he doesn't hold my hand he doesn't get to walk. Also, can someone explain why he will listen while we are walking from the car to the store, but the second we step one centimeter past the store's doors he forgets to listen?
Oh what fun times. Then, at home he completely ignores me when I ask him a question. He is way too involved with his toys or a movie. In fact, most of the time the only response I get is a @@ *roll of the eyes*. Like a teenager. As if what I said was totally awful and so not cool!
Well his new found independence I am sure is going to bring some really exciting times for me when we travel. This should be fun *note sarcasm*. I am praying he turns back into my perfect lil angel for our flights:) Please pray for the same!
What were your kids like at the "terrible two's" or what is your most dreaded fear of "terrible two's"?