We love that Gracie knows how to give hugs and kisses. When we ask her to give us a kiss she leans her head down for us to kiss her forehead and every once in awhile she'll lean in to give us a little peck (sometimes open mouth) kiss. Here she is loving on her baby.
We went to a first birthday party for one of her friends over the weekend and I was so embarrassed because Gracie was a little bully and wasn't playing nicely with the other children. While she was playing with a toy, one of her friends would come over to play with it too or would try to take something - she would then grab a fist full of their clothes and try to pull them down, or push them away, or pitch a fit if she wasn't getting her way.
Oh no, no ma'am!!! Is what I kept saying over and over and over again. I'd then help the child she was being mean too and would tell Gracie she needed to play nice with her friends and I'd redirect her play.
Do you have a similar story or experiences and any recommendations on how I can change this bad behavior? I hope that Gracie will keep the friends she has and make new friends but I'm worried that if she keeps acting like this that we won't be invited to play with everyone. I do not want to have a bratty child. Please help.