Monday, November 29, 2010

Bah! Humbug!

I hate holidays. They bring out the worst in people. GL has been screaming and pounding on the walls for hours at a stretch for two days now, yelling, "I want my Christmas presents now, now, now,  now NOOOOOWW!!!"

Once in a while, he'll throw in something memorable, like, "Christmas is never coming! I waited for half an hour!"

And we can't even laugh, because that makes him worse.

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Blogger Arby said...


I am sorry to hear this is happening. I suppose standard disciplinary measures would not work with GL.

May the next 25 days pass quickly.

November 29, 2010 at 7:37 PM  
Blogger Arby said...

Are things getting any better?

December 1, 2010 at 9:19 AM  
Blogger Mama Bear said...

We open gifts on Dec.6th not the 25th. I'd never make it until the 25th, he's going around yelling "St. Nick you come now!!!! O.K.?"

December 1, 2010 at 6:13 PM  
Blogger Papa Bear said...

It's a little better today: he's de-escalated to picking fights with his brother all day long, with only occasional screaming. Wall-pounding, repetitive door-slamming, and hitting Mom and Dad are markedly decreased. We've tried two meds for this so far, and they both made him worse.

December 1, 2010 at 8:31 PM  
Blogger Brownie said...

That sounds painful. I'm so sorry! We aren't putting any presents out until a couple days before Christmas. Red simply would not be able to control himself.

Red's attention has gotten better with big dose of fish oil every day and multivitamin with a whole food component.

December 2, 2010 at 5:54 PM  

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