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my two year old wont eat her veges
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Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:36 AM
"thank you i think i worry to much cause she happy as"
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Does anyone have any advice or ideas....My 3 year old son and 2 year old daughter think that anywhere between 4 and 5am is a great time to start the day!!!! We have tried putting them to bed later in the evening to see if that will help with sleeping in a bit in the morning, but all I end up with is 2 cranky toddlers that still wake at 4am!!! Any idea's???
Sunday, July 31, 2011 6:01 AM
"I had a couple of early birds too. It's not much fun is it.
Despite it seeming opposite to what you'd expect you're more likely to find putting them to bed earlier will work. Also keep up the afternoon nap as long as poss, if the 3 yr old won't go to sleep try to make sure he gets some quiet time (pref if his room so you get a break too lol) at the same time as his sister sleeps. The more they sleep the more they sleep IYKWIM.
A visual trigger might help, teach them the numbers that have to be showing on the clock before they're allowed out of bed. If they don't recognise numbers yet try a clock with opening eyes or a light or music coming on with a timer.
The three year old might respond to a reward chart for staying in his bedroom until 6 but the 2 yr old is probably too young for it.
Good luck, I managed to retrain one of my early birds but the other defeated me. The good news is they soon get to the age where you don't really care anymore as they just look after themselves lol."
Desperately needing advice. My 2 year old son refuses to have his nappy changed. He was fine at home but at day care he cries and freezes up.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 1:37 AM
"My son went through this not long ago and I was so fed up that I resorted to bribes, I'd give him a pebble or jelly bean when he would lie down and then I'd tell him thanks for being such a good boy and now he changes easily. I was slightly embarrassed that I resorted to bribes but when he started not needing them (after a couple of weeks) I thought it's worked yahoo."
Bathing my 17month old daughter
Monday, August 08, 2011 2:40 AM
"i only have a shower aswell, i find using a flexy bucket, you get them from super cheap auto, works awesome... you can get them from small to quite big sizes. work amaizing in place of a bath and my little boy loves it"
Fish Pond Fright
Tuesday, April 10, 2012 8:56 AM
"thanks for posting now i can sympathise with someone on how it feels!!! this happened to my son/us a month ago, i was in the kitchen making a cuppa and my husband was on the deck texting (trying to get reception) , ollie has never shown any interest in getting into the water ( i feel that he accidently fell in because he was peering over to see where his stone fell in), he just likes to sit at the waters edge to throw stones in and watch the fish. i came out and asked my husband if he could see him from the deck and as soon as we both looked up ollie was already falling backwards into the pond!, chris made a sprint to the pond with me not far behind (it was a good 10 meteres away), the scariest thing when we got to him is that he wasnt struggling to get out of the water he was justn calmly lying there with his eyes wide open looking straight up (mouth shut), and was sinking down, chris pulled him straight up knocking his head on the overhanging rocks which made a nasty cut on his head ( which made ollie most upset overall) , i burst into tears as soon as chris handed ollie to me and it took chris a while for it to sink in for him, to this day i am still having nightmares, our property is surrounded by a creek and we havent filled in the pond we just make sure that there is someone there contstantly!!, "
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Hi I am a grandmother, have my daughter, soninlaw and grandson living on the same property.My grandson was due to start school early May, but still dirtys his pants, He sits in the toilet no problem, and has the other under control, what can we do.
my 3 year old son started day care nearly year ago, he doesnt eat and doesnt do poos at daycare, he would wait until he gets home in evening, is he scared of something? he was happily eating all his meals and doing poos in the morning while we were home last 3 weeks. but now he started daycare again and the same story - not eating started again.. pls help
Wednesday, February 03, 2010 2:03 AM
"What is there lunchtime routine there? Do they all sit down together and eat? My nephew goes to kindy, and they are expected to get their lunch out and eat by themselves, when they are hungry. Hardly eats anything while he is there. Went to daycare before and they all sat down and ate together, worked well."
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