I understand what you mean about the pushing the limits. My step-son does the same thing to me, but will not do the stuff around his father. Stay strong and stick to your guns. It will get better 2239 days ago
Keep up the good work. Using time outs are the best way to handle these situations. Violence only begets violence. Stick to your guns and things will get better. She is confused and only love shines through, so love her and make sure she knows it. Things will turn around for you and her in time, hang tight, it will be worth it.