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he seems calmer after coming back from dads?

my son seems a lot calmer today (usually he's completely wild). he spent 3 days at his dads house this weekend and i have no idea what he does differently over there. does tv make kids hyper or something? because i know my son watches tv here and not over there.

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:57 AM on Sep. 8, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • he may be more diciplined at dad's

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:59 AM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • nooo way! i've talked to his dad about discipline because he doesn't do it enough.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:01 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • TV doesn't stimulate kids enough. So it could be that he played with him outside or did fun inside things rather than as much TV as he watches at your house!

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 12:05 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • It could be as simple as daddy wrestles with him and gives him that active, rough stimulation. I know my boys NEED that. DS will actually start getting REALLY whiny when dh is gone because he craves that rough stimulation that he gets from daddy wrestling with him on the floor. Even as an infant he needed the "daddy time" to not be as cranky. Daddy would lay on the floor with him and nudge him with his head (kinda goofy but he loved it). Dads often discipline different than mom and have a different manner of making kids do as they are supposed to do, so though you may feel it isn't enough discipline it may be different discipline. And dads don't tend ot worry as much about things that moms tend to find ultra important so it seems more lenient, when in all honesty it is different priorities.

    Answer by Petie at 12:15 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

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