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Offline Conniesmummy

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Another curve ball
« on: August 05, 2018, 18:13:33 pm »
Currently away in our caravan and have had a full on day out. Had ewu and grumpy episodes all day, currently refusing to go to sleep. Iím on my knees!! Usually she conks out the little monster. To top it off oh and I had a blazing row so I just want to cry really 😔
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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2018, 18:22:46 pm »
Oh dear sounds stressful, have a little cry I always find it helps. If itís stressing you out, take her out in the fresh air for a bit see if she can chill out a bit or have a story together!?x
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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2018, 18:56:38 pm »
Holidays are often a matter of winging it - hoping he goes to sleep for you try soon x

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2018, 19:51:58 pm »
Oh Zoe, sheís been a proper madam most of the day 🤦‍♀️
It is mega hot but I know what a rubbish bedtime usually equates to, ewu 😳😔
Got a busy day out at the zoo tomorrow and Iím already stressing about how sheíll be 😢
Oh just thinks Iím a mental case 😔🙄
She has been out in the fresh air all day. With an hour in a soft play thrown in!! Iím thinking a bit over stimulated maybe. Such a fine balance and what worked the other week doesnít this week in the van. Literally 3 weeks ago she was on her knees at bedtime, this trip sheís fought bedtime both nights so far. Weíre only away til Tuesday and to be honest Iíll be glad to get home to go to work for a rest!

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #4 on: August 05, 2018, 20:37:05 pm »
It is hard on hols all routine can go out the window and yes over stimulation can make it hard to settle down.

Try to just go with the flow Hun donít worry about it too much and enjoy your hols, this too shall pass and soon be forgotten.

If itís any consolation DS2 is being very trying at the min, waking at night not going back to sleep unless he sleeps with us and very angry with lots of things...Iím praying itís a developmental phase.😬🙄😉
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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #5 on: August 05, 2018, 21:06:59 pm »
Aw hun I know itís developmental here too, itís so draining my brain hurts most days.
Oh was so hurtful earlier to me, Iím laying awake whilst he sleeps cos Iím so upset by it. I think I find it hard having anxiety that he thinks should just be cured by now or something. I hate having it but itís now part of who I am and I worry he doesnít love me anymore. Sorry Iím offloading other stuff now. Iím sure I will feel better in the morning x

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2018, 06:25:05 am »
Yep, another short night! 🤦‍♀️ Gonna be a long day at the zoo. I wouldnít mind if she was an easily distracted child but nope she ainít. If sheís gonna benny there isnít a thing you can do about it, zoo or no zoo 🙈😳🙄🤞

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2018, 06:29:40 am »
Awhh sorry I was asleep and didnít see your post. I hope OH is kinder this morning to you, Iím sure he does love you itís just hard when little ones are demanding. He prob feels left out....sometimes they need your attention. Maybe have a little heart to heart with him!?

Can you let her have a buggy nap or car nap today!? If nights are a bit wonky then sometimes a nap just helps as a one off x
Zoe


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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2018, 06:51:52 am »
No buggy 😳just got the carrier 🙄
We are only 10 mins from the zoo so doubt sheíll car nap either 😳
Hey ho. Oh is always needy, sometimes I feel like Iím just an object that everyone wants a part of 😔

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2018, 17:30:45 pm »
Well I hope the zoo was good anyways x
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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2018, 17:51:18 pm »
We had an ok day considering, no major attitude. Just got it after bathtime, opted for slightly earlier bedtime in the hope it helps 🙄😳
Just put her into bed so fingers crossed 😳🤦‍♀️🙄😔

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #11 on: August 06, 2018, 17:59:53 pm »
Hopefully she will just crash for you x
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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #12 on: August 06, 2018, 18:02:07 pm »
So far so good 🤞less thrashing around than last night. More like her usual settling. She must be knackered tho, sheís pretty much walked the whole of Chester zoo today. My fit bit says Iíve done around 11000 steps so she must have done the same if not more with little legs. No complaint about walking either although we did have lots of stops for photos, her choice not ours, little poser 😂❤️
We did 2 goes on the monorail too which helped I think.
Plus oh seems in a better mood today which also helped. Miserable ****

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #13 on: August 06, 2018, 18:03:17 pm »
Lol, just noticed the time on the forum. She isnít in bed at 6pm, itís 7pm here lol x

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Re: Another curve ball
« Reply #14 on: August 06, 2018, 19:20:01 pm »
Sounds like a lovely day! Love that she poses for photos 😂
Fingers crossed, i didnít notice times x
Zoe