I titled this post “Seeking advice” because people love to dispense wisdom, and I am in the market for wisdom with my precious Seabass.
Since the very beginning, Seabass has been a mama’s boy. He only wants Mama to hold him. He only wants Mama to change his diaper. He only wants Mama to put him in the carseat. He only wants to see Mama first thing after he wakes up. That last one is the biggie.
Because he is amazing and has unrelenting compassion on me, Jake goes in to Seabass first thing in the morning and puts him to bed at night. The little guppy has mostly grown accustomed to this, with few exceptions. But if I go in to get him after his nap and Jake is around (say, on a weekend) Jake can’t be anywhere nearby without getting a face-melting glare, a “NO DADDY!!!” or even a slap from Seabass. It is unacceptable and will not be tolerated.
Now, I know that in a year or so, Seabass will want nothing to do with me. It will be all Daddy, all the time. But for now, I’m struggling with how to approach his blatant disrespect for Jake. It happens all the time, not just when he’s waking up. We’re tired of tip-toeing around Seabass’ frivolous whims from one moment to the next. Has anyone else experienced this? Did anything help?
Victim of an Ill-Tempered Seabass