Terrible twos have officially hit our house. They have turned my sweet innocent little boy, into a constantly grumpy and occasionally mean little boy. I know it's 6 months early, but they hit Kairi that early as well.
When he woke up at 6am this morning (at least an hour too soon in my book), I went in and hugged him and then told him that it was still night night time. He told me no, sat down on his bottom, and kicked the side of his crib until I moved him. I did win that argument...he stayed in bed until 6:30a, and he wasn't screaming -- he just talked in his mean babble voice until I finally came and got him.
And have you ever been told off in babble language? I was this morning. While preparing morning "coke cups" and handing out bananas, I apparently did something wrong. Suddenly Alex started yelling "No no no no no no no Nonny!" and from there the angry babble started. I didn't understand a single word, but I do believe that if he talks to me in that same tone of voice in say 10 years, that he'll be getting his butt busted for cussing me out.
When Kairi wouldn't give up her drum last night simply because Alex demanded it, he found a toy and started hitting her over the head with it while yelling no at her.
When I was trying to get supper ready and Alex believed that I wasn't moving fast enough last night, he laid down on the floor and started kicking the cabinets while yelling "eat! eat! eat!".
Yesterday, he hit Kairi in the head with his hands 4 times, a pencil once (and since then he doesn't have the pencil), and at least 6 different toys. And that's just counting from 4:30p on.
Kairi is no longer the bully in our house. That title now belongs to Alex.