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

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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?”

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