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Old 12-11-2012, 10:32 PM   #33
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Re: Does this seem normal or should I get my child checked out?

Originally Posted by cdeweese View Post
Two year olds love control and when they don't have it they lose control of themselves.
Ok, it's not just my DD. I always thought it was the OCD in her. Everything needs to be JUST so with her.

Originally Posted by anj View Post
After a short nap on the way home she was back to her usual sweet self.
Isn't it amazig how just a little bit of unconciousness takes the crankiness out!

Originally Posted by mibarra View Post
The main thing I find concerning is lack of effectiveness of your discipline methods.
This is my first baby-toddler rearing experience, so I could be doing it AAALL wrong.

Originally Posted by EmilytheStrange View Post
someone at our playgroup decided that they were going to reward my child's tantrum with positive attention! thank you so much! because my strategy of ignoring my child's tantrum was obviously misguided.
I've had complete strangers stop in the middle the sidewalk where DD's rolling around. I'd be a few yards off, waiting for her to follow, but their mediation usually made it worse. I know they mean well, though.
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