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How much is your 18 month old talking?

Hi! My ds is just over 18 months and doesn't say much at all, he says mum, dadda, bub bub, yum y...

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Thankyou everyone for your reply's . He's a cheeky little thing I ask him to say mum and he says nup and then walks away saying dad ...

Kindergarten for toddlers turning 4yrs old born 30th June 2008 - 1st July 2009

mummyofcj wrote: Hi, DS is turning 4yrs old next year April and he would qualify to start Kinder...

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My first bub is an April baby and is scheduled for preschool next year. Whilst going on a number of school tours I questioned the t...

white_with_three

Toddler toes

Does anyone elses toddlers toes look kind of bunched up? DD2's 2nd toe sits mostly over her third...

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cool. Thats reassuring

Dolphinwild_Free

My toddler rocks on knees all the time

My 21 month old girl will sit on her knees and rock back and forward or in an up position. Looks ...

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Zinkles

For those with 'advanced' children

DS is 22 months. He is advanced for his age and really enjoys learning. This is not intended as...

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T.R.E.E - I forgot to add that he knows his colours very well. He will only get confused sometimes between blue and purple or red an...

KrystalBrown

20mth old shoe size

my oldest has got IMO big feet, his father is 6'4 and its the same on both sides of the family, h...

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DD1 had size 6-7 shoe size when she turned 2 DD2 (23 months) has size 4-5, but still fits in one pair of her size 3's (larger size)

babyfeverrr

Is it normal for 1 year olds to throw tantrums??

I'm concerned about my one year old son's behaviour. He has always been unsettled and fussy but i...

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Thanks everyone for the helpful advice Bellydancingdanny.. I'm hoping he will grow out of this phase asap! Risi.. Yes I forgot t...

mommabee

Grrrrrr.............

Damm Spam Damm Spam Damm Spam.......... Thats all I have to say. Everytime I log in its there!!...

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Can we all just report it again and again. The report button is there for offensive material right? I find it offensive. Maybe if en...

Zinkles

What has happened to my son?

Over the last couple of weeks DS has become grumpy to the extreme. I know toddlers have tantrums,...

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Thanks Skippy. He is 22 months. I hadn't even thought about taking him to see anyone. I might do that after his ear appointment. I ...

~NoDdY~

toddler taming

Hey. Id be interested to see what some of you who've read this book think of the stance the auth...

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BUMPING DUE TO SPAM

Jactharippa

Developing a fear of the dark

Hi everyone, this is my first post and was wondering if anyone has any tips on circumventing my 4...

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Quin1901

My 2.5yr old has not gained any weight in a year ; / getting concerned

Hi there just wondering if I should be concerned about this. I have a 29month old girl who only w...

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A lot happens in a year. Your child will be more moblie and able to use her body and may be moving around more and in different ways...

Positive parenting book recommendations please

Glad you wrote this- I'm going through the EXACT same thing and I have no idea what to do!! It ha...

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OC linked to some great ones..another one I liked was How to Talk So Your Kids Will Listen & Listen So Your Kids Will Talk.

thefairymum

what age should they be putting words together and say sentence

DD is 13months and saids about 20 words and in the last month as started saying "yes please" when...

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I have also heard the expectaed average age is 2 years old, so your little one is a smart cookie So cute when they start to put th...

ChrissyNZ

Advice On Encouraging Walking in almost 17 month old

Hi everyone My DS is nearly 17 months old and not walking. He didn't crawl properly until 13 mon...

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Hi everyone. Many thanks for your thoughts and comments. Today we were snowed in so I set up an obstacle course inside and DS had a ...

Kubota Chick & 2

18 month change in behaviour last week. _HYPO!!!

Hi everyone, My DD is 18 months old and the last week has been plain silly and hypo. She hasn’t ...

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TallulahBelle wrote: Kubota Chick 1 & UTD wrote:TallulahBelle wrote:Hi Kc- only just saw this now! Hmm...I'm not much help, just...

Laydee10

To all mothers with children born with tongue tie

Quick question to all mothers who have had children with tongue tie..I just recenly got my sons t...

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Just wanted to let you know that I'm tongue tied, and never had it snipped. It depends on the severity of the tongue tie of course b...

Colleen_Camelin

Giant nappies

Hi, I am just wondering if anyone can help me with nappies, my baby is 2years and 4months and is ...

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Have you tried Aldi nappies? I know they have a junior size (12-25kg). They are good sized nappies.

BIMC

Sleeping issues with two yr old

My 2 yr old son has always been a grat sleeper at night, once he goes down to bed we dont see him...

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Maybe he is just able to keep himself awake and doesnt want to miss out by going to bed? My two year old like yours has always been ...

Clarel_Corbett

Thumb sucking 26 month old

Hello...Any mothers out there with any expericance of thumb sucking toddlers and how to break the...

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KellyF82

3 yr old toddler with stutter

Hello, I was hoping someone could help my 3 Yr Old DD has picked up a stutter in her speech and ...

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agree, whenever you notice the stutter get to eye level and say "slow down and speak to me so i can hear you" it's a matter of their...

MissZMumma

Vent

Sorry but i just need to get it out, im sick of people making comments about my daughter being sl...

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same here! she was walking round furniture at 6 months (hated that!!!) and walking alone by 10months. very tall for her age (16m)and...

Replynowdammit

Hemifacial Microsomia or microtia

I have searched the forum for this but can only find things a few years old. Wondering if anyone ...

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only just saw this! thanks for your reply. A craniofacial team and geneticist? we saw a plastic surgeon who discussed fixing her ear...

_Annie_

Bad Mood

Does anyonen else feel like their baby/toddler has been in a perpetually bad mood for the past ye...

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knockonwood

Is there really any way to stop thumb sucking???

Just wondering cause DD2 is a thumb sucker and it's getting worse! She's 20 months old and it's ...

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Haha I sucked my thumb right up until I was 11 :s My teeth weren't harmed by it though luckily. I just all of a sudden stopped, but ...

Chase&Charlie'sMummy

DS has hit terrible two's!

My DS is 18 months old and im pretty sure he has hit his terrible two's. The last few days have b...

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We just give DD a warning to behave, if she doesn't we tell her to go to her bedroom and we tell her why eg. "If you are not going ...

~NoDdY~

why wont dd walk?

Hi!! XD Dd can walk, jump, run etc. But when we go to the shops or walk down the street she will...

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Thanks. Its just good to know dds not doing anything other kids dont and that my frustration isn't an over reaction. I do find mys...

3 gorgeous kids

Nearly 3 and still has 'soft spot'

Hi - my little girl will be 3 in September, but her 'soft spot' is still around 2 cm in diameter....

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greeting "3 georgous kids" how is your kid now and how did this turn out, i know the post is very only and you kids should be almos...

sim100

Dummy

HI Mums I have just taken my 27mth old DS to the dentist as was worried about her bite. She has ...

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Simone, I wonder if your toddler had something to cuddle whether that would be a good substitute. My younger brother threw his in th...

Concerned about my 18mth old DD...

My youngest daughter is 18 months old and is not yet walking or talking. I know that you are not ...

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She is having an hearing test on Monday.. DD has never had any symptoms or ear infections that I can recall. I don't think she hea...

doublewammy

terrible 2's, tantrums and tiredness

Hi, My 2 year old DS is starting to drive me crazy. He has started whining and having tantrums w...

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Not sure about nap times he wakes so early at the moment (this am was 5:30 but normally between 6-7)and today fell asleep in stroll...

Hayleebear

Questions about 12 month old

People keep asking me weather my little girl is talking or walking yet... and my answer is no... ...

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As others have said she sounds perfect well done you.Also I think its better to understand what your saying than talk and not unders...

*OurDarling*

What size clothes?

hello, I'm having a bit of trouble at the moment deciding what size winter clothes to buy DD. Sh...

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hello, I'm having a bit of trouble at the moment deciding what size winter clothes to buy DD. She turned one on 28th Jan. She's co...

Chase&Charlie'sMummy

When did your toddler start saying several words?

My son is almost 16months old and can say up to about 7 words but most of them he has said once o...

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My 16 month old, talks all the time! Except its 95% baby babble. We only get 'dada', 'mum-mum', 'no', 'uh oh' and 'oh dear'. Oh and ...

3 lil monkeys

Should I be concerned?

Every time I weigh DD she is a different weight! about 6 weeks ago she was 9.5kg then she got sic...

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People get hung up about numbers these days, as long as she looks in proportion its ok.

2yr old height and weight

Hi Just curious to know if any one else has a 2 yr old for weight and height is above the 97th p...

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my DD turns 2 in 3 weeks and is 100cm tall and 12.5kg (tall and skinny)

syd_babe_99

how much does your 2 year old weigh??

just curious how much your 2 year old weighs?

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My boy is 18.5kg and 98cm tall. Hes a giant

MZ-BEE-088

DS not walking yet

My son will be 15 months on the 13th of april and is still not walking independantly. I believe t...

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Just an update ladies my son started walking last night!! He started at exactly 15 months and 4 days.. Thankyou all for your kind w...

Samma2403

Falling down bruises :(

My dd is 8 months 2 weeks and she has been pulling herself up on the furniture and anything else ...

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Selenatabitha

14 month old son having tantrums to the point of making himself choke and throw up.

We have just moved out on our own and I'm finding it really difficult. My son is having really b...

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Thankyou so much for that link. I guess not having done any research into how to handle tantrums, I havn't had any right direction...