On the way to drop dc at camp today, 8 yo ds was telling a story about a game they played yesterday. 10yo dd had NOTHING bnice to say and just constantly put him down for being...
excited about it. i freaking lost it. i told her that her constant put downs are an unlikeable part of her personality and just bc her little brother had something good happen to him does not in any way diminish any of her experiences. I was so pissed, she does this shit all the time but now i feel bad
GOOD!!! That nasty habit can become very ingrained. My okder dd started this when she was having some severe anxiety issues we didnt even know about. It badly affected younger dd...(more)6-16-2016 1:28pm
who now has a hard time sharing schoolwork for fear of being humiliated. But also didnt want her to become a person whose first reaction is also to put down others. I had many a tough talk with her, so did her own shrink. She's better now.