I’m looking for some advice maybe from a parent who’s had similar temperaments in their children.
I have 2 dd’s. My oldest is 3, and she’s very calm, agreeable, playful, and idependent. Not so for her 18 mo. old sister. My youngest is very loud. She’s been screaming literally since the day she was born - a very high pitched, piercing scream. I can’t get the screaming to quit! Developmentally, she’s fine, if not ahead of the game. She needs a lot of touch. She wants to be on top of me or his sister constantly. My oldest daughter wants to play by herself, and this one won’t let her. My little one has a big beautiful smile and is happy most of the time, as long as she’s touching someone. If she doesn’t get her way, look out, she’ll tell you (and the neighbors) about it. My older one needs a little more space and quiet time.
How do I get them to play together better? How do I deal with the stronger personality of my little one, and get her to be a little more independent? This is wearing me out!