8 Tips to Curb Mommy itis (and Get a Moment to Yourself)
I have two toddlers, a three-year-old and an almost two-year-old. I am also pregnant. Many of you have been there. I wish I were the kind of woman who loved being pregnant. But I don’t. I love kids, and want to have more of them. Unfortunately this means I have to be pregnant for 9 months, much to my chagrin.
My sweet, independent toddler now requires ‘mommy’ when he is sad, or tired, or hurt and is difficult to sooth by anybody else
My almost two-year-old started this about a month ago. My sweet, independent toddler now requires ‘mommy’ when he is sad, or tired, or hurt and is difficult to sooth by anybody else. He cries for me if I am around and begs to be picked up. He has no separation anxiety and no stranger anxiety at all. But when he knows I’m around, I am his choice, 100 per cent of the time. My shoulders are feeling it. My thumbs are feeling it. He isn’t a small boy.
When he knows I’m around, I am his choice, 100 per cent of the time
This is of course a completely normal stage of toddler development. And I have to admit that I love the cuddles and adoration I receive from him. But it is tiring. Sometimes after a long day of work I would appreciate him calling for daddy.
So what works? How do we tame this annoying behaviour? Here are a few tips: Read the full article here.
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