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From what you've typed, you're clearly overwhelmed at the moment. Step 1: Day without Child Arrange for a day where your child is either at their grandparent's, at the father's, at a nursery/creche, anywhere safe, when you can relax, get some sleep and move on to the further steps. Until you get a bare minimum of distance for a day, it's really hard to ...


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You can't get a three-year-old's behavior and emotions under her control if you can't get your own under your control. That's the first thing you've got to work on. Start by thinking through the interactions you're having that cause you grief some time and place where you're calm. Make a plan on how you're going to react, what you'll do, how you'll react ...


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Have you spoken to the parents about this? Parenting is difficult and I could imagine that they are having serious trouble dealing with this situation. You are not in a position to interfere as long as the parents are not breaking any laws, but you can still show interest and ask questions. If they're already embarrassed by her behavior, they'll probably ...


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This does seem perfectly normal behaviour. Of my 3 kids, one would be perfectly happy on her own in the middle of a field. One of the others really wants company at all times, so being on her own is like a punishment for her. Your son may be feeling upset by the enforced lack of company - for him, being with his sister is a good thing. And at that age he ...


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Maybe you've already found your answer, but it is possible that your 3 week old was trying to increase your milk supply for the days ahead? Both of my babies nursed a lot (!!) at 3 weeks. I felt like a human pacifier. Then, they went back to the usual 3-4 hour wait between feelings.



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