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What I expect from my toddler.

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in gonna lose my mind with all the toddler whining, toddler behavior, toddler whining phase, toddlers and whining |

I expect a lot out of Ryan. I know he’s only two. I know he’s still learning empathy and the fact that the world does not revolve around him. I also know that dude is smart. If I spell out “n-a-p” to Mike, Ryan looks at me and pleads, “No night-nights!” He is smart enough to tell me what he did at school hours earlier...

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The whine.

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in gonna lose my mind with all the toddler whining, sick toddler, toddler throws up then whines like crazy, toddler won't stop whining, toddlers and illness, whiny toddler |

Ryan threw up four times on Friday. Then he slept for 14 hours, at which point he woke up in a piss-poor mood and began whining. He has been whining ever since. All weekend, he would sign to us that he was hungry. Then he would promptly drop any food we offered him over the side of the high chair.* Then he whined some more. He refused to nap all weekend,...

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