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Your Toddler's Growth and Development

Marie_k

14 mth old banging head on floor

Hi All My youngest boy has over the past couple of weeks turned to getting on all fours and smac...

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Does anything trigger it? Our ds 1 who is 20 months old and does this, and has done for months, when he gets frustrated or doesn&#x...

ChiefsGirl

17 month old has started smacking / hitting others

Help! Our 17 month old up until now has been a lovely, well behaved, happy, placid little boy but...

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My son gets into this mood where that's what he just want to do too. I've found that any type of 'rough' contact...

Writetoleasha

Flat Feet/Soft ankle ligaments

Hi mums, Just wanting to know if anyone has experienced the same in their little ones for a hit ...

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My 6 year old son has recently started using orthotics for flat feet which results from 'stretchy ligaments' the podiatris...

MsApple

Venue for birthday party in Hamilton

Hi all, Have been struggling to come up with a reasonable venue for my daughters third birthday....

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Just wondering if you found an inexpensive place for your childs birthday in hamilton? ?..

Amber2boot

Head Banging behaviour

Wondering if any other mums out there have any advice or suggestions. I have a three year old dau...

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Thanks ladies for sharing your experiences. Definitely a trying time for us. The past few days I've started using a distracti...

Mandy042

Speech delay in 21 month old

Our 21 month old seems to be a little behind in his speech. He says basic things (mum, dad, bab...

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I was always worried about my ds speech but just recently he has turned into a little chatterbug and I can't shut him up! He is...

Sugarbaby2323

18mnth old son screaming to communicate

hi all im after some advice my 18m old son has recently got quiet bad with his screaming to commu...

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I think this sounds normal DS is just off 18 months and has been having frustration tantrums for a few months now, I think it is ju...

Mich0813

17 month old not talking as yet

Hello Our son does not talk as yet. He can say dada and baba (for mum) and no but that's ab...

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Mich0813 wrote: Hello Our son does not talk as yet. He can say dada and baba (for mum) and no but that's about it...we have be...

Traceyh09

Bilingual babies

Hi (old member, long time since I posted) We've a bilingual baby - english and french. I ...

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Traceyh09 wrote: What's also upsetting is that *I* have to know both languages to be able to understand my son. Their approach ...

Toddler tantrum, normal?

My kids don't have terrible tantrums. But when they are not happy we always let them deal wi...

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Think of the level of emotions running through them when they are having a tantrum. They don't know how to deal with them (henc...

Xxeddiexxgirllxx245

Opinions on day-care

Hi everyone I am in the middle of conducting an individual investigation and need help finding p...

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MrsMum2boys

A bit concerned with DS2 height....

Hello My middle child is almost two and measures 82cm tall (I just measured him myself), he has...

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Story of my life! We've been going thru his whole saga with dd now 19 months Prenatal scans showed her around 5th centile throu...

mummy22girls

Has anyone sought medical advice for "overweight" child, was it useful?

Hi all, Just after some feedback as I am always concerned about my 3yo DD weight. Before I appro...

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Buggie mama wrote: I would agree with seeing the gp to check out possible conditions. But if it helps there was a doco on tv about c...

Biting - childcare and expel Lock

Im sorry you're in this position. Biting is a normal child hood phase but i would be looking...

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So I know this is an old thread, but I found it in an internet search on children biting at daycare. Because on the flipside of this...

social develoment

Of course that is normal for a 2 yr old don't worry about it. Did the daycare say it with co...

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Yep what everyone else said. I noticed my kids started making little mates closer to 3. Nothing to worry about

euptopia

What does your toddler weigh at 18 months?

My daughter is exactly 18 months old and she weighs 9.5 kgs. What do other toddlers weigh at th...

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Dd2 is almost 19mths and only 8.3kg amd average with height at 83cms... She is tiny but thriving

pk134

18 month old.not talking

Ds turned 18 months yesterday. He says mum and daddy but no other recognisable words. He babbles ...

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My DD didn't walk until 16 months, then at 18 months said about 5 or 6 words. Then had a word explosion at around 20 months and...

notquitewhatihadplanned

HELP!!! speech delay/autism in 2 year olds

Hi, my 26 month old only child is not talking yet, not at all! He can say mum dad, cat, num-num...

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my boy still weighs the same as when he was 18months old?

don't watch the numbers, watch the kid. My dd1 was a super chubby 8 month old, she weighed a...

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Yeah dont stress, I think they all go through a slow growing stage. With my kids they both slowed down a lot after 18mths. My dd was...

zkeko

Ideas on sports/activities for 3year old and 19mth old daughters in Maitland NSW area

Does anyone have ideas on what sport or activity I can put my girls into? More for my 3yr old but...

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Little Kickers is a great one. Its soccer for all ages starting from 18mths old. My dd did it for a while when she was 18mths and sh...

mummy of 2 prince and 1 princess

is wrong for 4 year old son to loves dancing n wants do dance competitions

my little boy loves dance n when i watching dance moms he watch girls dance n can do some of move...

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ally_cat

Two year old growth

I would stop seeing your plunket nurse she isn't helping. If you have been to a gp and speci...

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I don't know if the graphs would be different, I wouldn't think so, but using the graphs in my kids' books, 13kg is a...

Jac-sprout

Walking with left foot out

I don't know if this is a normal sort of thing, but hubby and I have noticed when our little...

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wigglebrain

little man stuttering

DS (who will be 3 in march) has been a bit delayed with his talking. He has ggotten so much bett...

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My ds is 4yrs. Has been doing speech therapy & special school for his severe speech & language delay for over a year & a...

1244E34F

speech delay

My almost 2.5 year old boy doesn't talk much. When I say this I mean when he wants something...

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Sorry on mobile & having trouble. I was trying to say accademically he is very behind as well. Originally I had him on a 12 mon...

Gish

Stops talking for up to a day (almost 4 y.o.)

Hi all, My DS is a few months from turning 4. For the past couple of months he has been going th...

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Awesome news Gish Hope the doctor can shed some light on it. It could be as simple as he just wanted some alone time

Baby brain. 2yo molars??

wouldn't surprise me! My almost 2 year old has been doing the same thing and has been teary ...

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Pretty sure that's about right, I think it's 2-3 years that teething is complete. I was lucky DD had all hers by 18months.

The Lidcombe Program for Stuttering

Has anyone's child used this program and how soon did you see results? We have just had a speech...

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Hi, it's great to hear the stories of other parents doing the lidcombe program. We have been doing stage 1 of lidcombe for 5 mo...

15 mnth old not walking

Hi, i have a DS (2nd child) who is not yet walking. he has just turned 15mnths- my other ds was ...

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Haya, my DD2 started walking at 15mnths, and was running at 17mnths. I dont think its anything to worry about as he is taking steps ...

10_little_piggies

Bilingual kids?

Has anyone on here raised their kids to be speak more than one language? How did you go about it?...

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I homeschool my children in NZ and we use Maori and english, but I am currently learning Scottish Gaelic online and my 9 year old is...

mumin10

speech therapist recommendations around bella vista nsw

Looking for any recomendations for a speech therapist around Bella Vista area of nsw for almost 3...

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Not 100% sure of names but I had dd at norwest private hospital and pretty sure I saw a few in the building. There's lots of p...

DH's birthday today

Very cute! I love when kids make things for their mummy or daddy!

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Gorgeous card. Love cute handmade cards from kiddies. Happy Birthday to Mr T!

Humble005

what can i do with night terrors

My daughter is 3 yrs old & has been having night terrors for a few yrs now. The doctors all they ...

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Wow I feel like I could have written this myself - my daughter also 3 has been having what I feel are night terrors since she was ab...

stan2012

Why is my baby scratching herself?

I occassionally see my baby scratching her neck a little. When i take off her clothes to bath he...

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Alien Squid wrote: Could she be allergic or reacting to something you add to the bath water or a lotion you wash her with? Maybe the...

Illusions1980

encourage 31 month old boy to talk

My 31 month old boy is struggling with talking, he has around 40 words in his vocabulary. He can...

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Does he have an older sibling that does lots of talking for him? We had a few really good toddler word books that we would read toge...

jackie1984

need info about schooling??

hi mums a friend and i are putting our kids into school the same yr but different school. my son...

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jackie1984 wrote: so what age does prep start is that classed as preschool?? or what age we we start prep?? I am not sure but most...

stan2012

Little Golden Book Collections

Does anyone own a copy of one of the Little Golden Book Collections? Where did you buy it? I am i...

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stan2012

Is anyone still letting their kids read Little Golden Books? (melbourne)

Is anyone still letting their kids read Little Golden Books? (melbourne) I know they are not as ...

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just ask at the counter for them. I found them on the tall rotating stand at big w but it was near the layby counter/outdoor sports,...

vampbaby

Tantrums in 4 year old boys

Hi everyone, please help if you can with any ideas or information or suggestions!! I am going in...

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this is a long shot - but if you're still on the forum could you give us an update? You described our current 4 year old pretty...

if any one is interested

Aw bless him atleast there's heaps of help/advice etc out there these days

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It's good you know what you're dealing with now, and you can move forwards with a plan. You have loads of support here, so...