DD did great at the dentist yesterday. It was her first real appointment and they were surprised at what she let them do. She let them look at, count, polish, and floss her teeth. She was sitting in my lap the whole time and was holding her doll so that probably helped. She got a toy when she was done.
DS is a totally different story. He's four and has sensory issues. He barely let the hygenist look at and count his teeth; forget about polishing. He wouldn't even let the dentist look at his teeth. He did get a toy since he improved from his last appointment.View Thread
Your daughter sounds like mine. DD talks up a storm, can sing her ABCs, Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, can count to 10 in English and Spanish and just started singing Rock a Bye Baby recently. She also says please, thank you and Bless You when someone sneezes. She's not potty-trained yet but is getting ready since she told me yesterday she had a dirty diaper ((s)tinkies).View Thread
It depends. You definitely don't want them to tell their aunt her new dress makes her look like a giant eggplant but you also don't want them to say everything is fine when it really isn't. If it's a personal comment, you can teach them to either just ignore it or smile and ask why the person would say that.View Thread
I didn't mind at all when they told me he was complicated because it just confimed what I saw. He's currently receiving speech, occupational, and physical therapy. He is also seeing a neurologist every 6 months. Also, he has become the client of a well-known autism research institute who really want him as a client because he's so complicated.View Thread
Could it be possible he's Autistic? Autistic kids tend to live in their own world and depending on the severity with either not acknowledge the outside world or will but not appropriately. I would have him tested for Autism.View Thread
Will it work for a child who used to sleep all night but for the last two months has been getting up in the middle of the night? DS has been in a toddler bed for two years and until about two months ago, we had no problem with him sleeping through the night. Now, he'll get up at least once during the night/early morning; on a bad night he'll get up every 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Needless to say, I've been very sleepy since I'm the one he wakes up.View Thread
DS has always been in the 25% or below for weight and the 75% or higher for height. The doctor has never been worried as long as he was on the growth curve and did not suddenly to way up or way down on the percentiles.View Thread