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2 yrs old

What is it with any and all 2 yr olds. That when they have a dip like ranch they have to dip their little fingers in it and lick it off? Is it just a boy thing or do girls do it too? I know my oldest did it and now my youngest son is doing it. I don't think my oldest stop until 3, I don't even remeber how we got him to stop.

Anyone have any ideas (besides not giving him dip) of how to make him stop.

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Asked by red_head_mommy2 at 9:25 PM on Sep. 10, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • they will stop on their ownmy 4 yr old still does it

    Answer by navywifemomkoch at 9:27 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • eh, my daughter does it. She'll even eat it with her spoon/fork.

    I think it's normal- you can't make it stop. It's a kid thing.

    Answer by Chell.o_0 at 9:27 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • I don't think it's a big deal. My 19 month old and 3 year old (Girls) both do it. I just make sure to always have wipes with me!

    Answer by SAHMomOf3 at 9:28 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • When my son wants to dip something I hold his hand and help him dip it so he doesnt get his fingers in it.. if my son did get his fingurs in it, then I'd tell him he wont get anymore.. He hasnt done it since.. Plus my son is a germafobic. He hates having dirty hands..

    Answer by AirforceWife654 at 9:29 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • My 19 month old does it with ketchup

    Answer by bandcmaitland at 2:59 PM on Sep. 11, 2010

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