I am a young mum of 2 beautiful boys, my eldest is about to turn 3 and my youngest has just turned 1.
I have always had problems with my 1 yr old being a real clingy mummy's boy who screams whenever i put him down or someone else touches him, he wont even go to his father when i around. He has been like this since he was a couple of weeks old and its just getting worse! He now screams when i go near my other son or even hug my husband.
I work every second Saturday and 2 half week days and my husband says that once im gone that our 1yo is fine as long as no one else goes near him and apparently he isn't so bad when at daycare, but that is no use to me when i am there. None of our friends and family will baby sit him for me because "he cries too much"
I have tried everything between giving in to his wanting me to hold him to ignoring him and have given both strategies a fair chance but it makes no difference, and its starting to drive me insane. I was diagnosed with PND months ago and feel that it is becoming difficult to keep my cool, i have tried seeking help and advise and it always is either let him cry or cuddle him more.
Can anyone offer any advise to deal with this behaviour please