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#1 of 4 Old 11-03-2011, 07:43 PM - Thread Starter
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 I don't know what's different about the past couple of weeks, but my DD is completely terrified of

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Fears and anxiety are a very normal stage of toddler development, as they become more aware of the world around them and it's dangers, or presumed dangers, and possible threats to their survival. There is a lot of good reading material on this subject, just do a search of toddler fears, toddler anxiety, stranger suspicion, separation anxiety,

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My dd hated the tub until one night I threw a bunch of those neon glo sticks in there and turned the lights off. I couldn't get her out:) We do that alot now, it's so fun for her.

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DD2 went through that, I just got in the tub with her and she was fine.  It took awhile but she eventually got over it.  Gotta be gentle with the littles and their anxieties.

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