In fact, she screamed at me so much, I instituted an all-whispering conversation rule. I responded to nothing that wasn't asked in a whisper, and I would only respond that way. For hours.
At first she didn't get it, kept screaming at me, but it's not so hard to tune out screaming. I played the long game, and I waited.
It eventually worked, and there were far fewer outbursts for the rest of the afternoon. I did, however, have to take a momcation after dinner and do some serious scrapbooking and instrumental music listening before I could interact sanely again. Thank goodness Daddy was home and willing to help!
Honestly, moms. When you're going to lose your mind, it's okay to ask your partner for a night off. Everybody needs help sometimes!
Oh, and Maeve now has a cold. So that explains a lot.
|Sometimes there's just too much crazy.|