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March 26th, 2013, 07:31 AM
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Do you really believe in the terrible twos?
Yes, and No. I think kids go through a phase sometime between the age of 2 and 5 where they seriously test limits. It's at a different time for different kids. Some kids might even go through the phase twice.

Do you really or have you really noticed a huge difference when LO turned two, or around that age?
My oldest and youngest it was around 4-5. My oldest was through it by time he was 6 1/2 (but he's delayed) and my other son, also delayed, started going through it around 4 1/2. We have problems outside of their terrible "twos" before and after, but there is a difference. My daughter hasn't been through the terrible twos as much, but she's had a hard time from about 4-5 also.

What is so "terrible"?
For us it's just been a phase where the child continually test limits and doesn't respond to consequences. Some things my boys have done:
-Thrown hard objects at each other
-Broken windows on purpose
-Break their bedroom door
-Rip the electrical socket cover out of the wall
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