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Yep my son has hit the terrible 2s a little early. Any advice especially with paddy

PamelaRedhead
12 months ago
What do you think of this?
AgnesFaludi
AgnesFaludi12 months ago

Just keep it up. Only last for a couple of months....

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ClaireF1978
ClaireF197812 months ago

Try and give him a bit of control over things in his life. It can be small things like letting him choose his socks or "helping" with cooking. Mine improved a lot when he was potty trained.

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angemski
angemski12 months ago

Stay optimistic and prepare yourself for the terrible 3s, 4s and especially 5s when they start school and feel their feet. 🤣 Each child is different in so many complex ways that advice is difficult to give but it is sometimes good to state boundaries and give the child a choice of how things will pan out with their behaviour. ie 'if you keep this up we won't have time to do ----- but it is your choice' or 'if we calm down now perhaps we can ---- you can choose'. All diversionary tactics but sometimes we all just get desperate and try strategies that may or may not work. Good Luck.

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emmasim
emmasim12 months ago

Alcohol...... lots of alcohol 🤣

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angemski
angemski12 months ago

My thoughts exactly but didn't like to say....😂 🍷 🍸 🍻 🍹 😴

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PamelaRedhead
PamelaRedhead
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12 months ago

I do like the sound of this lol x

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Billie
Billie12 months ago

YouTube supernanny. She's awesome in how she manages to change unruly kids to welbehaved ones. Maybe some of her practice will help

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SaverDeals
SaverDeals12 months ago

I would say the best advice I could give is to remind yourself that you aren't alone and meet up with other mums in your local area. Youll be able to learn from eachother and realise youre not alone.

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jennat85
jennat8512 months ago

Im with you on this except my little one is hitting the terrible 3’s! I find its best just to ignore it! And praise all the good things, and like someone else has said, give them choices, like a choice of 2 things, I get 2 outfits out and let her choose which 1 she wants. Or for lunch I ask if she wants a sandwich or a wrap, and get them to help you do things, my little one loves helping me empty the dish washer and passing me pegs when hanging washing out. All else fails there is wine!! Ha ha good luck

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JemmaMckinnon
JemmaMckinnon12 months ago

My son hit his at 1 lol

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig12 months ago

It's tough at that age for them as they know what they want but can't always tell you. Plus they are learning so many new things, it can be overwhelming and they are still learning how to cope with their emotions.

Make sure they understand that if they act a certain way there are consequences, good and bad, if you say they will be punished or rewarded then follow through on it, stay calm if possible (hard I know) and talk to them to let them know that you understand it's hard for them but you are there to help and support them.

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cuddlesbbe9
cuddlesbbe912 months ago

If toddler is being difficult do fun things like put tv on, start singing or get toys out n u start playing happy noises or painting or water play distract him.

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JennyGherasim
JennyGherasim12 months ago

Lots of patience, my son is 2 years 4 months and he was very difficult but he is now.starting to get better.so hang on it won't last long à

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CarolPhillips
CarolPhillips12 months ago

Choose your battles and win the war, in other words pick one thing that you can't tolerate and work on that.

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NatashaDanielle
NatashaDanielle12 months ago

The terrible 2s are still going on in my house so any advice is welcome

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NatalieRob60899
NatalieRob6089912 months ago

My 2 had terrible 4 and 5s consistency routine and let them make choices such as what juice or socks clothes they want to ware ect good luck

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TinaPrice29531
TinaPrice2953112 months ago

be consistent with discipline would be my advice to you

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