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The Dawn of the Threenager

I had previously heard of the term ‘Threenager’ (a three year old who acts out as a teenager) but assumed that it was simply an extension of the toddler stage and wouldn’t upheave my life any more than his previous ‘toddlerdom‘ behaviour already had done. Last week I was proven wrong… Very wrong!

After witnessing a brand new attitude, repeatedly being told that certain things were  Continue reading “The Dawn of the Threenager”

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Has Yours Reached “Toddlerdom” Yet?!

*Definition*

Toddlerdom- The term used to describe the final transition from cute baby to full-blown crazy toddler.

Not quite yet in the Oxford English Dictionary but I am pretty sure the term will catch on!

Do you remember when your little bundle of joy was just that? A teeny bundle plus a joy! If that seems a distant memory Continue reading “Has Yours Reached “Toddlerdom” Yet?!”

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It Will All Come Together In Time

This was going to be a ‘top tip potty training’ type blog post to help guide fellow parents through what is always portrayed as a tricky period and one where we all become sick to death of saying ‘do you need a wee?!’

However, after attempting the potty training Continue reading “It Will All Come Together In Time”

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Are parents to blame for stroppy kids?

It seems to be more and more common to hear and see children throwing strops in public and it has certainly come up for discussion and debate quite a lot lately within the news and on social media; with opinions split on whether it’s the parents Continue reading “Are parents to blame for stroppy kids?”

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My baby is growing up

We all have those weeks where we tend to notice more changes in our bubba’s, especially when they are very small and begin to hit their developmental milestones, such as rolling over. At that time we are willing for them to learn, wanting them to Continue reading “My baby is growing up”

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Does every child need to tick every box?

So why do we as parents sometimes feel like we aren’t doing a good enough job or feel there is competition amongst other parents? There was one area I discovered a few weeks ago that could attribute; the health visitor review…

I received my son’s 2-year health visitor review pack in the post and thought‘oh here we go, lots of activities to test like at the one-year one’. How many of us run around the house checking what our 2-year-olds can do?! Continue reading “Does every child need to tick every box?”