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How do/did you survive the "terrible 2's"??

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Asked by newmom28 at 1:12 AM on Nov. 12, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • You need to direct their energy. It's time consuming, but basically keeping them busy keeps them out of trouble.

    Answer by lovinangels at 1:17 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • With a great sense of humor;) Take every day in stride and remember how frustrated you would be if you couldn't voice your opinions, wants, and needs. Take heart and love them through this trying time for both them and you.

    Answer by thelowlander at 1:18 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • Hang in there! Three is so much harder! But then it gets soooo much easier!

    Answer by Gandeluv at 1:26 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • 1.  Try and remember they are testing you! It is something they need to do, so set your boundaries early.  Stay firm and it will pay off in the end. 2.  And you cannot have an intellectual battle with someone who isn't equipped to get it just yet. They are learning. 3.  Keep them busy and active and have fun. 4. If all else fails, picture me with 3 toddlers. ( 28 mo and 18 mo old twins) That should be good for a laugh! :)

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    Answer by love2snorkel70 at 1:27 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • ignore the tantrums
    never argue with someone smaller then you
    and just know that is nothing compared to what the "3's" will be like

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 1:32 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • hahaha...The 2's for the most part were fine for me, its the 3's that are horrible!!!!!

    Answer by Sunflower722 at 8:17 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I don't think the terrible two's are anything compared to the tyranical 3's. I was so glad when my kids turned 4.

    Answer by salexander at 9:21 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • the 2's werent bad ..hes 3 and im goin crazy

    Answer by honesty33 at 1:52 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • This too shall pass ....

    Answer by tasches at 2:54 PM on Nov. 12, 2010

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