Sunday, July 29, 2007

Arguing

I don't get it. What is the point of arguing? Jordan insists on arguing with everything we say. He always has to have the last word, even if it means he will get in trouble. For those of you that know my husband, you know exactly where he gets it :) Anyway, I asked him why he continues to argue when he knows it won't work and he knows he will get in trouble for it. His answer was "I don't know. I just don't know how to stop. I try not to argue but I can't help it." He also cries about whatever he is arguing about. He is a very emotional child, so I get that part, but it is really trying my patience right now. The point of this post is really just to vent. Luke copies everything Jordan does, and this is something he is starting to pick up and I can't stand it. We have let a lot of things slide over the summer with Campbell being here and everything, but it has gotten totally out of hand. We are definitely "parenting outside the funnel" for all you Growing Kids God's Way graduates. O well. This, too, shall pass. I hope.

2 comments:

Tamara Cosby said...

I totally understand what you are going through. I keep hoping Tyler will outgrow this too. And Parker for that matter...Landen calls me names (pookey head)...it's not fun...he sticks his tongue out at me and all sorts of things...it is CRAZY!! When you figure out how to do this...btw, I like the funnel...just wish I would adhere to it...

Mary Alice said...

that is my mantra, elizabeth. THIS TOO SHALL PASS. and it will!!

thank you for commenting on my blog. it is so nice to be able to keep in touch with you this way. and i just had to tell you that if/when we have a 2nd child, his or her name will be campbell too! it's my maiden name and i have always known that i would use it to name a child. love, love, love it. and your campbell is just BEAUTIFUL!

miss you guys!