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Originally Posted by Katana
I wish we had family locker rooms at the pool.
This summer, we just changed at home and sat on towels, in the car, rather than deal with all of that.
Originally Posted by khaoskat
You are not the only one with a tall child. Ds1 at 3 years of age is 40 inches tall. DS2 is 17 months at at 12 months was like 31 inches tall.
I get comments all the time about how he is not acting his age, but he really is.
Me and my wonderful husband serve God. Blessed with twin girls 2/11/11. <3
Originally Posted by FEDUP
Oh gawd how i can relate. my 2 year old is 39 inches tall looks 4...I get all sorts of rude comments.
Originally Posted by Zach'smom
I'm just frustrated today. Ds is 4.5 y/o and is a little over 4 feet tall (I have not measured him lately), weighs 50lbs and has a big noggin. He has been huge since the day he was born. We skipped that whole newborn thing. He has always been off the charts.
We are used to hearing "Oh what a big boy he is" and all the other comments you get when you have a large kid. I am used to the looks he gets when he is acting age appropriate because people think he is much older.
We were at swim lessons today. After the lesson I took him into the womens
dressing room to get him changed after his lesson. There were lots of little boys and girls and their Mom's getting changed. A couple women were looking at me and Ds while I was getting him changed. Then I heard one say loudly to the other that DS should not be in the womens changing area because there are little girls getting changed. He is too old and should be in the Men's changing room getting changed himself.
I didn't say anything, although I know I should have. I just finished getting him changed and left.
If it comes up again next week I will just say "he is 4 and needs my help".
I'm just frustrated because I have to justify helping my kid!:
Been quietly hanging around here for over 10 years.
Originally Posted by miasmommy
Bruden, I agree... it should be a compliment BUT I've had total strangers say to me " being tall isn't good for girls"....right in front of my DD... can you imagine?....
Originally Posted by marybethorama
My oldest ds is off the charts too.
He's now 10 and the size of a teenager.
He wasn't very verbal when he was little and he potty trained late so that was ummm, interesting.
I just ignored any looks.
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