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Your Toddler's Growth and Development

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when do toddlers/kids learn?

About days of they week. I mean like actual understanding that if you say not until Thursday that...

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Totally agree with the each child learning differently. My 2year old still cant grasp the days of the week but does understand morn...

Sarahjgrehan

Toddlers and trauma

My daughter who is two in two months has gone through a really rough scary time recently, my ques...

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Sarahjgrehan wrote: Thanks everyone, she had a very scary rush to emergency which then resulted in a 4 day stay in isolation, and si...

jenteg

Help finding a Good Paediatrician for Behaviour? Sydney/ North / West

Hi, I would just like to find out if anyone has seen a Paediatrician for behaviour before? And...

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Sarahjgrehan

Has it all been too much for my toddler or is it a bigger problem??

How shall I put this??.... I had my second daughter 4 and a half weeks ago, in the same week I br...

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I'm hoping that's what it may be, I also think she is just a bit more of a introverted personality and I'm fretting, ...

Cy_Lec

Feeling overwhelmed! Just need to write it down and pour my heart out to strangers lol!

So I haven't been on here in over three months because I just can't seem to find the time between...

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Cy_Lec wrote: Just an update on my daughter she has been officially diagnosed with ASD and we are busy with early intervention. I ha...

laylabug08

20mth DS never ending screaming/crying when he doesn't get his own way

Hi I'm hoping someone can give me some advice. My son is 20mth old and is constantly getting into...

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thanks for all the replies ladies, you have given me some really good tips which I am going to try. Just out of interest those of yo...

Baby/toddler growth

My son is 10 months old. Currently weighs 10.7kg & fits into size 0 clothes about to move int...

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Hey there. My DS who is 2.5 weighs about 15kg, not sure about height but a fair bit taller than most kids his age. DD is 14 months a...

ajna

What age do kids stop growing.

Hi just wanted to know does anyone know when kids stop growing? as my DD will be 9yrs old in 3 mo...

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I know that I was only about 133cm tall at 9yrs old. So I'd say your DD will just be petite - even if she stops growing at 12 or an ...

Crazy_Baby

15 month old + newborn - what did you do?

Hi there I'm interested to hear other experiences, if you have a similar age difference between ...

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hi there i'm a mum of 2 kids who are 18 months apart now 2 years old and 9 months we are thinking of having another 2 18 months apar...

Scotty,Rosie,Richy

Can't take dummy away

Hi. My two yr old has a dummy and she go EVERYWHERE with it. She is starting daycare for two days...

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Ds1 is 2 and for the last few months we only allow it for nap and bed time.. So if you don't wanna go cold turkey then slowly work y...

sethbaby

My 3 1/2 year old's behaviour

Have a 3 1/2 year old son who for quite a while, has only been speaking in single words. Has hard...

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Ok, when I said "ignore", that was probably the wrong word. It's quite hard to express oneself online! I guess I meant we ...

suzyl

Eating Fluff

My now 22month old eats fluff.. Has been doing this since she was about 7 months old. She is my m...

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Wow I'm glad I'm not the only one.my 2 1/2 yr old daughter has done it since she was a baby and still sometimes does it. I don't hav...

Occupational Therapy for my DS

Hi Axoim, I see you are in SA, and I'm not sure about the states government offers there. But is...

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Need help with day naps

wow sounds to me like you have tired everything I dont think there is a magix fix like you have t...

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Hey Have you tried putting him down in the morning? Try for 3/3.5hrs after he wakes up... That's what I do with DS and he drinks s...

Sajastevens

What do you think about your child's Imagination?

I am an Early Childhood student teacher and I am doing some research about children's imagination...

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An Angels Gift <3

How much quality time do u spend with ur LO

Just curious as to how much quality time everyone spends with there LO. In a day, full on attenti...

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im a sahm too so i spend time with henry playing in the sand pit, playing trains, reading books. He nevers sleeps n wants constant a...

3 lil monkeys

How much

Cana childs weight vary per day?

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I'm not sure but I'd be willing to say probably half a kilo. If they wake up have a big drink of water, breakfast, then morning tea ...

Sabrina246

Boys playing with girl stuff

I agree, totally normal behaviour. Try to ignore gender stereotypes. All you do is make stuff mat...

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T.R.E.E wrote: I remember learning that until a particular age (but can't remember what age) kids don't understand that their gender...

An Angels Gift <3

Is this just a stage or would something be wrong

Im sure everything is fine but as we all do, I'm a little worried. DD is 15 mo tha old and has be...

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Lot's of little girls love to walk on tippy toes, it's pretty normal. As long as she doesn't walk like this all the time, or she is...

Pearlsandlace

Children's social behaviour

Ive never really noticed / looked into how my child sits socially in environments with other chil...

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My son's birthday is in March and he will be going to school when he is 4, turning 5. I can't see the point in keeping him at home f...

StrawberryTimTam

When should I be concerned?

... About ds not walking yet? On the 25th of this month he will be 14 months. All the others in m...

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DD1 starting cruising furniture and walls at 8 months but didn't/wouldn't take any steps by herself until nearly 15 months and DD2 d...

speech question -well abit more than that

Omg my ds2 is about the same age as yours and is only saying a few words also. I wasn't to concer...

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I don't know how it works there but I know that here, you can self refer to have a hearing test done and to see a speech pathologist...

19 months still not talking

My ds was the same at 18months he had a few words but would hardly use them but understands every...

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sounds like the way my ds1 and ds3 were.Ds1 had some speech therapy at around 2 and it worked wonders.We were a bit lazy with ds...

Clax

Scared of loud noises

Now I know that a lot of babies/toddlers are scared of loud noises. But when is it getting 'too ...

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my girls are like that too they are 3 and a half and pretty much 2. They've grown up around motorbikes but still freak out if daddy ...

StrawberryTimTam

My bubba is so close to walking!

So proud of my ds this morning! He started pulling up on things quite early & has been cruising a...

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So exciting! He's having fun with his push along walker now. Doesn't want to stop! Gets stuck at a wall & grizzles at us til we help...

An Angels Gift <3

What to do with a 15 month old to entertain?

Hi, Just wondering what u all do with ur LO's during the day to entertain them. We have our l...

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Pattyshaz

just wondering

hi everyone i have a 18 month old girl just wondering what other 18 month old little ones are up ...

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DD2 is 17 and a half months and says quite a few words. She can point to and say eyes, ears, nose, mouth, hair. She says moo for a c...

Pattyshaz

just wondering

hi everyone i have a 18 month old girl just wondering what other 18 month old little ones are up ...

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*Lizzy*

Toddler Talking

Hi Everyone, I'm new to the forum and was hoping to get a bit of advice from you ladies if i coul...

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I have the same issue with my DD, she understands everything but only says thinsg when she has to! and she also has word bursts wher...

beckig

how to encourage talking?

my son is 4 next month and while he knows plenty of words he isnt 'talking'as such, doesnt put mo...

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Try playing games (Like matching/snakes and ladders) Make your own books (cut pictures out and stick them in a paper book) - talking...

knockonwood

DD is finally starting to say some words!

So DD2 turned 2 a couple of weeks ago and still was only saying "dad" and "roar" for a tiger. Bu...

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Aw how cute- don't you love it?! I'm loving the communication happening between dd and I lately, what I don't like is her telling me...

Efbolesworth

18 months old and not walking

Hi, I have an 18month old son and he is showing no sign of wanting to walk on his own. He is gre...

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Try to find out where your local child health nurse is. They can be there when you have issues or questions, even someone to talk to...

Awolf78

13.5 mths and still not walking

going through that phase where you think you are doing a crappy job as a mum because your child i...

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My DD is 15 months and not walking yet. She stood up about two weeks ago and took a couple of wobbly steps but still not walking. I ...

cheeda

2 year old hasnt grown since she was 1

Hi all i am writing here because i am a bit concerned as my 2 year old daughter hasn't grown in w...

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3 lil monkeys

Dietian

DD is so underweight she is being referred to a dietian. What will it involve/What will happen? W...

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charliegirl78

Childcare Centre versus Family Daycare

Hi all, I have an almost 3 year old son who has been at home with me since birth. I now also hav...

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Princess_Iam92-943 wrote: The centers I have been are open plan centres. The first was about 7-10 children a day with 3 teachers. Th...

TallulahBelle

Picking your battles!

Where do you draw the line? I've been so tense lately and disciplining too much cos I feel I'm l...

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Thank you!! Yes, you are spot on with controlling versus contributing! That's exactly what I'd felt myself starting to do and it's j...

TAPO

DD's eating habits . . . anything to be concerned about???

My DD is 2 1/2 years old and her eating habits are starting to worry me a little. She is an extre...

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She is pretty sneaky when it comes to the playdough issue, to the point that she has been known to put a heap in her pocket and go o...

nyz84

Behaviour issues

hi, my DS will be 4 next month, he is a very active boy, never stops really. At his preschool he ...

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Sizes?

I wouldn't worry, i think it's the sizing to be honest. If you think about it it happens with our...

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I found target clothes tend to shrink in the wash (even in cold wash). get online to pumpkinpatch.com.au. I know the retail stores a...