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He knows his smile is my weakness.

Posted by on Apr 20, 2012 in toddler knows how to play me, toddler personality, toddler smiles, toddler tantrums, toddler tantrums in public, wrapped around my toddler's finger |

Yesterday, Ryan was not interested in leaving daycare. When I arrived at the regularly scheduled time to pick him up, he happened to be playing with a very fun toy and a very fun friend.* He was pleased to see me and even graced me with a quick smile, but then he went back to the business of pressing buttons on toys. He was not at all happy to discover...

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Is personality inherited?

Posted by on Apr 18, 2012 in inheriting personality traits, is a child's personality inherited, is personality genetic, personality inherited, toddler personality |

I am convinced that Potential Future Kid #2 will be a crazed, fearless wildebeest child. I think this for two reasons. 1. Because Ryan is oh-so cautious and 2. I know I will not get that lucky twice. I’m not exaggerating when I say this kid is cautious. There is a small inch-high step from the concrete portion of our back deck to the brick portion....

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