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Your Toddler's Growth and Development

Anirtak

Tantrums

DS is nearly 14 months and is testing the boundries! When he doesn't get his way he has started h...

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I agree with Sammy. I tend to just ignore when our twin two and a half year old boys are having a tantrum. The more you pay attent...

Where has my easy-going girl gone?

My DD also the second baby has been pretty easy and went with the flow with just the occasional c...

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How tall was or is your 18 mth old???

Well my DD is 18 mths old and she is 84 cms so 33 inches i think Apparently this is very tall fo...

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According to the blue book, DS was 94 cm tall at 18 months.

*chonnie*

Has your child been to

ha anyone had any experience with a speech pathologist? DS is nearly 4 and doesn't pronounce f wo...

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All 4 of my children have been to speech the youngest started this year at 2 1/2. They do games that the kids dont realise are helpi...

Windmill

Helping a gifted child

Since having discovered the term "gifted" and the definition being that it is actually a scientif...

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Oh and activities... if you email me I can add you to a small fb group with some ideas and links... I'm looking for activities myself

whats new??

hey whats new with your baby/toddler what do they like doing? ds learnt to kick and throw a bal...

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I do agree it is funny! Not like she has any idea what the word means Just now she points at objects and people and says "die" hah...

gypsy kylz

ive never had to deal with this before...

hey ladies my DS is just on 17months old and has always been a quiet, cuddly and loving boy (as...

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thanks for the replies. i normally do try what youve described about explaining, distraction, cuddles etc before i resort to 'time ...

VinDieselIsHot

When do toddlers start putting words into sentences?

My daughter is 15 months old. Should she be putting sentences together? Or am i just hoping for ...

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My daughter doesnt even say she wants drink or food.... She just curls up her nose and does a sooky nose.. Oh im gonna have to teac...

can your toddler throw??

hey can your toddler throw properly? sometimes ds throws things when i tell him too he's been try...

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Can't remember when DS started throwing but I must say at 2.8yrs he seems to have a better throw on him than me! lol (I throw like a...

aquanove

Late talker or something more?

Hi my son is 2 years and 7 months old. He started to crawl at 12 months old and walk at 22 months...

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Hi Hi... My son is exactly same... his 22 months in couple of weeks, and still not walking... he still crawls, and only says mum an...

gypsy kylz

getting a bit peeved

im currently trying to enrol my almost 3yr old DD for 3yr old preschool in NSW for next year and ...

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im currently trying to enrol my almost 3yr old DD for 3yr old preschool in NSW for next year and then obviously for follow on for 4...

baby12

entering the toddler sectionfor the first time

Hi everyone, just came in to say hello and introduce myself. my boy just turned one two days ag...

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I do look at DS (15 months old) and can't believe how quickly the year has passed. He's not a baby anymore. But can I say he is way ...

This milestone isn't in the baby books!

I just want to announce that my precious DD has achieved a surprise milestone.... she has started...

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I find little "surprise nuggets" all over the house <img src='https://www.huggies.com.au/forum/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_D...

Windmill

"The Philosophical Baby"

A very relevant and interesting interview and discussion from Radio National's Segment "The Philo...

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angesoph

Dummy weaning advice

Hi guys, I am having a little issue with my (now) 2 year old and her love for her dummy. As she ...

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My DD was very attatched to her dummy, when she was 2 i got her a little gift bag (50c from reject shop) and told her that she had t...

gypsy kylz

bored DS...

heya ladies just after some ideas my 17month DS is playing up a fair bit atm and i think its bec...

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yeah he could totally make a fort or obstical course inside if you've got the space - use sheets, tables, chairs clothes horse if y...

StephanieAnn

2 Year Old Speech?

Hey, I have some concerns about my girls speech... she can say a lot of words, and string words t...

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I'm sorry but 50-100 words for a 2 yr old. That is extreme. I was told at that age it matches pretty much their month eg 20 month...

SeaBrees

13 month old walking on tiptoes

Hi, My 13 month old Daughter isn't walking by herself yet and when she pushes her push to walk ar...

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h'd be intrested in seeing you gp said. DD is 19, walking at 12 months and has dine this since then. not all the tome, but regulalry...

milestones

hey what was your little ones latest achivements and milestones i just thought it would be some...

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your dd sounds like my ds lol probably cause there the same age he tries to run its funny and tries to put his shoes on lol and th...

dugg

Books about learning / teaching toddlers to talk

Hi, my fourteen month little boy hardly talks at all. He says 'mum" sometimes and "dad" sometim...

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I actually think that this is pretty normal. I have a friend with a 23 month old who still uses only very few words (although she h...

JCC182

Tell me about your bedtime routine?

Hi all, I am a mum of 3 and part time student, currently completing my 4th year in Psychology at...

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AngelBoo+1

Activities for a 13 month old

Hi, Anyone got any ideas of what I can do activity wise with a 13 month old, with the weather b...

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In the last few months DD (18 months), has loved trips to the park, seeing animals meeting people building blocks (although it int...

VinDieselIsHot

Having a bath/shower with your child

Hi ladies I was thinking of having a shower with my 14 month old. Ive done it was and it was wo...

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Our DD has been having showers since she was around 8-9 months! It was only with DH at first coz I was always scared I was gonna dro...

*Princess Ladybug*

1 yr old weight

how does a 1yr dd supposed to weigh

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my 1 year old is still in 00 and some 0 for length purposes more then fit. i have had her weighed for ages but shes a slow gainer al...

JZ

any other 19 month olds still not walking?

My boy is 19 months old and still not walking. We have tried walking him are selves and he walks ...

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I would try not to worry too much about it (hard not to compare to other children, I know!). My DS has just turned 17 months and ha...

Nadeling

1st permanent molar?

My daughter will be 3 next month and i've just noticed she has another tooth! Not sure how long i...

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Hi there Did you end up going to a dentist? I understand the premanent molars aren't due til they are 6 years old but they can come...

Kimmie_03

Waking 3 times per night

Hi, Any suggestion for my 16 month old daughter who always slept through the night from about 2 ...

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Thankyou for your reply, appreciate it.

Windmill

Extension for gifted kids

I agree. If this is a place to vent, then why not to brag? Everyone is scared that they are not...

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Boring! Sounds like you need to spend more time teaching your son basic skills and how to have fun and less time on all that other...

Development of my friend's DD

My friend and I both have girls turning 5 in September, only 2 weeks apart. I am concerned about...

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Her name is 5 letters long so not very long. Kinder teacher has told her mum that she struggles with letters and numbers both recog...

mumwithnoidea

Self harm - is there anything wrong

My DD is 21 months old and we have previously had issues with DD biting other children. Recently ...

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My DD is 21 months old and we have previously had issues with DD biting other children. Recently DD has started biting herself when...

VinDieselIsHot

Stages of development

Hi Ladies Im thinking about putting my 13 and a half month old in child care (only because she l...

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My 17 month old has been in daycare 2 days/week for about the last 7 weeks. He is in the 0 - 2 room and they provide high chairs fo...

Shy outside the home but Outgoing inside the home

Hi everyone Anyone with a shy child might be able to relate or offer any advice! My Daughter ha...

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My daughter is not even two yet, so I haven't crossed this bridge myself yet. It sounds like you have already been given some reall...

R3n33

Right handed or Left handed???

Hi, My DD Fractured her right arm about 6 months ago now and hasn't been able to transition back...

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I actually have no experience with this kind of thing so can't give you an answer, but I have a thought ... How old is she? I am j...

nat_and_jeff

Brigance Screening - Toddler play and development.

I had a rather upsetting appointment at my MHCN this morning. I've always known my 18 month is a ...

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It sounds harsh having those assumptions put on your baby! Sounds like my 17 month old. She has lots of words, and I sense a chatter...

Kellybee

3 year old and sensitive feelings

Lately my 3 yr old DD has become really sensitive and gets upset at the drop of a hat if she is e...

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Hi kellybee - I just thought I'd reply and let you know that my DS1 went through something very similar at the same age. He also sta...

mybabyboyzmyworld***

Anyone have a child with apraxia?

Hi all I have a nearly 3 year old boy. He sees a speech pathologist once a week and sometimes ...

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Pictoecho

Free speech training application for adapted lessons.

I have a son at 11, born with a cleft, and still have speech problems. I have made free applicati...

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babyluv1

Disturbing Behaviour--playing "down there"

Since my youngest was about 8 months old she has gotten into a habit of putting a pillow or blank...

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Since my youngest was about 8 months old she has gotten into a habit of putting a pillow or blanket between her legs, spreading her...

juliemac74

When did they start talking?

My Little Baby isn't so little anymore...sob!!!! She is walking well, and trying to run... so cut...

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Thanks guys! I am so proud of her and don't want to push her too quickly, just let her and me enjoy her childhood. But when my frien...

Bub4Cas

Speach!

Hi Ladies, My son Luke is not talking yet, he makes noises and will say things like TA or NO but...

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Hi there MY DD is 19 months and not really talking a lot either. Her brother at the same age was forming sentences. I am not too ...