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Your Toddler's Growth and Development

Marie_k

Yes Tamtrums...!

Hi All I have posted something similar but need more advice.. My DS is 20 months and is incredi...

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Your ds1 sounds perfectly normal to me. I get that you feel probably feel overwelmed at the prospect of having them both home durin...

doublewammy

Ok girls I need some help!

We are having big issues atm with DS1 hurting DS2. Happens quite a few times a day, sometimes ove...

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Scottandflee wrote: Do you think that shirt would work for my 11 and 13 year old. They are always at each other, not physically but ...

beksparkles

extremely clingy/emotional 2.5yr old

hey guys! just wana know if anyone else has a toddler who has suddenly developed a need to be stu...

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Hi beksparkles, This is my DS to a tee! He is 2.5 at the end of this month and has always wanted one of us to be doing something w...

Possum & Joey

Joey's Speech Therapy Appointment

So Joey had her first speech therapy appointment today and it went pretty good.She couldn't ...

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Thanks for the advice Axiom and the links too. Reading your post you know i realize now that when we're playing i tend to say &...

My little man...

My heart goes out to you... Just know you are doing a fabulous job mum... I know it's extrem...

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Axiom wrote: Yeah I'm hoping to learn the techniques so then we can practice them at home. I'm hoping if we see enough im...

thetinyone

Can any one reconmend

1) A good speech therapist who doesn't cost the earth and 2) Some books to read to my DS to ...

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DS2 started speech sessions about 2 months ago for stuttering and unclear pronunciations of some words. One thing we do (even thoug...

Sausage speaks!

YAY!! thats awesome! go little sausage!

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yay sausage! It's such a magical time love his nickname too ...

my crazy kiddo

ADD/ADHD/ASD

Hi everyone, i used to have an account on here, can't remember the password though so starte...

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jazool

Behaviour Therapy (in conjunction with Early Intervention for ASD)

just curious if anyone has had any experience with this? and what type of setting, strategies e...

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thanks MO3C I was more referring to within an early learning centre type of environment, but I'll send you a pm

Lawsey72

Toilet Training Issues - Pooing in Pants

Hi My three year old son is constantly pooing his pants. He will do a wee in the potty or toile...

8 replies

I realize this is an old post but thought I would add something in case people who are struggling with getting their children to poo...

Jenna772

No daytime sleep anymore

hi I'm just looking for some ideas - my 18 month old son hasn't really been having regu...

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Hi thanks for the suggestions, yes I'll try the bed thing and see if he'll rest a bit or look at a book, and then maybe f...

Jenna772

Hydrocephalus, Hydrocephaly

Hi I posted a while ago but didn't hear anything back. Just wondering if anyone has had thei...

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A4EB4

good play groups/centres in lowerhutt ?

Hi everyone am hoping i can get some opinions on play centres in lower hut area. my daughter is 1...

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Just had to say I'm from the Hutt too! But I live in Australia now so can't help. Just expressing some Hutt pride! Lol!

Anna-497

Been gentle

Hi there, DD is almost two and has started grabbing mine and DH face and skin thinking it is fun...

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Oh my gosh, my one year old is doing this and it's so frustrating!!!! The two times we say gentle and show him gentle hands, th...

mum kell

3rd Birthday party

I need some tips / ideas / suggestions on anything birthday party related. We are having a birth...

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Definitely specify a time on the invites both for your benefit and your guests 2 hours is plenty. I like this site for ideas http:/...

Speech development...

have you had his hearing checked other than the one they do at birth in the hospital? Sometimes ...

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Chevi's_mummy wrote: Thank you for your replies ladies. Hope & hysteria it's St Giles we are being referred to, I ...

JoshiesMum15

Sensory Room

Hi Mums. My little one has sensory integration disorder. I was recommended to provided a sensory ...

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mummy22girls

Toddlers and comforter blankets.. constant chewing/sucking on it, could it affect teeth?

Hi all, My DD is just turned 2yo and never had a dummy but a comforter blanket. I tend to think ...

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~Ruby~Gloom~ wrote: All my kids have done the same thing. The only thing I insist on is that like a dummy it's only for bedtime...

does your child?

Ds1 knew most colours and shapes by the time he was 2.5 ds2 on the other hand is 2yrs 3 months an...

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Just had a thought when making DS's lunch. If you're wanting to work a bit on shape recognition, ask him what shape he&#x...

single married mum

Is there something wrong with him ......

firstly happy mothers day.... i have had a good morning but once again i am reminded that my 3.5 ...

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GarfieldRules wrote: Hi, I feel your pain & frustration. My 3 1/2yr old ds has gone through many similar things to your ds....

miracles

Fluoride suppliments when to give and where to buy

Hi all Just wanting to know your opinions on fluoride suppliments for those not living in areas w...

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I recommend this website http://tinyurl.com/cd98mtz . You will spend only a few minutes and will certainly get what you want.

Chase&Charlie'sMummy

2.5yo with excessive drooling!

A little while ago I posted a topic about my 2.5yo and his excessive drooling although he has all...

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My son drools a fair bit and he is 3.5yo our doctor said it was due to my 5yo daughter always talking for him when he was younger an...

tash1985

possible autism in 21 month old how long does diagnosis take?

i have been concerned with my daughters behavior & lack of communication for some time now. i...

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My DS1 is autistic. Like you, I had concerns very early on. I remember first questioning the health nurse when he was 13 months old...

No talking- when should I worry

My lad took awhile to learn to talk too. He should have had his speak checked at his 2 year chec...

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ALL KIDS DEVELOP AT DIFFERENT AGES!!!!!!!!!!! My son is 2 years 10 months. His been saying a few words [mum dad juice blu etc etc] ...

Chunky monkey

My DD1 is 3 and a bit and almost exactly the same proportions. She is 101cm and 18.25kgs. She i...

2 replies

I have no idea where my children are on a growth chart and I'm not interested in finding out. The charts are an average of othe...

Nonabel

Flat Feet Condition

Hello, My 17 months old DD has flat feet, and one foot is a bit tilted / arched inward at an an...

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DS2 has flat feet and around 3 1/2 yo we first took him to chiro to ensure his joints were aligned. After this assessment, she refer...

pidgeon pair

21mo yelling or saying "shoo - shoo" when strangers talk or look at her - HELP!!!`

Hi ladies, My 21mo DD has recently started yelling or saying shoo-shoo when a stranger or even f...

3 replies

My DD is going on 2 and 1/2 and loves to say "Go away" randomly when we are out and also in context when she is in a bad m...

Mumx2+nomore

finding shoes!

Hi everyone, my son just turned 1 and has been walking for about 3 months (running for 2 months)...

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Try making your own? They only need soft shoes and there are some good tutorials around online. You could make these ones with sof...

Chelseap3

18 month old not walking

Should i be concerned? He crawled at 11 months and can walk assisted and is a very good climber

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Wooden Spoon

2 year old height

So I have heard it said that if you get the height of a 2 year old & double it, then that wil...

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Thanks for your replies! Will be interesting to see if it works out for all our kids adults heights!

Mum2Isaac&Annabel

OPINIONS PLEASE!

What is your opinion on working yourself 5 days a week and putting your child in kinder 5 days a ...

6 replies

Well I did end up taking the job opportunity and so far things are going well My partner is looking for a new job so his home alot s...

pinelime89

Drawing a person!

I've googled what ages children start drawing people and have gathered from that around the ...

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pinelime89 wrote: So obviously as with everything else, they all start different times. My 2 1/2 year old drew this today! I was ama...

Lovemyfam

Tantrums

Ds is 15 months old and throwing tantrums whenever he is told he isn't allowed to do somethi...

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Ponygirl-599 wrote: LOL Chocolate 3 They are so funny it can be hard to take them seriously. Makes the noise easier to cope with t...

MissBEAUtiful

18mth MCHN check up

So I took DD to her 18mth appt this week and she was 11.4kg & 80.5cm tall. The nurse told me ...

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Axiom wrote: I think your CYH nurse must be on crack. I just had a look in DS's book and your DD is in around the 50th percenti...

TSBSNS

2yr old hits only parents all the time

hi guys, after some advise my son is generally very well behaved happy boy but for about 6mths no...

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Chase&Charlie'sMummy

Anyones else 2 year old drool?

Ds1 is 27 months old and still drools like he did when he was 4 months old. It is like a tap runn...

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Yes we still get drool, and he gets so excited talking now that he spits too! Yuck

littlesquish

Low Muscle Tone - Speech Delay

Hi Everyone! OK, so my darling DS2 - Z, is 3 years 4 months. He doesn't speak and has bee...

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Thanks, To go public, do you need a referal from the speech therapist or the pediatrician?

keqpat

daughters weight

HI there, i have a question about my daughters weight. She will be 3 in 2 weeks. I weighed her l...

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My daughter is 3 next week, and yesterday weighed in at 20.5 kgs, and is 104.5 cms. My other daughter is 17 months, and weighs 16.5...

Theworld_Is

NAPPIES NEED TO GO!

Hi there I'm not sure if this is allowed But due to having a daughter with a disability fin...

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Nicholehonatana

Our 2year 9month old son has being attached to his pillow

Hi I am just wanting to get some advise as our son has just started bringing his pillow out and u...

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Hi there My two older girls both had comforters and its something that starts around toddler time. Well it was for them. Miss 7 nam...