Our expert says:
Do what's best for the children, obviously, but your question is, really - what WOULD be best ? See fi the school can provide acess to a child psychologist to assess the problem girl and adise in more detail. From what you say, if she is really unhappy with her mom who doesnt sound as though she is coping at all, and if the kid does much better with you, maybe she would be btter off with you.
But remember all kids need structure and consistency, so provide them ALL with the same set of clear, consistent explained rules, with set consequences for breaking the rules and benefits for keeping to them. Sounds like the mom is struggling to cope, and focussing on the baby, and the older girl may feel ignored in favour of the baby, and maybe feels only able to get attention by being naughty
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