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Terrible 2s help!

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lyssie29 Wed 23-Dec-15 22:01:08

Dd is 2 years and 9 months old. For the past month she has been waking 5,6,7 times in the night at least screaming (I want my teddy, I want water etc) and is demanding things through the day and if we don't have it she has a full blown tantrum. She was previously a very well mannered polite child. I'm guessing terrible 2s or do they have a growth spurt around this age thats unsettled her at night? She totally ignores us if we ask her something. When she goes to bed we always sang twinkle twinkle now she wants us to sing it 2 or 3 times. When I was in the middle of singing it to her she started shouting (hysterically almost) for me to sing it but I already was it was like she couldn't hear me. When do these days end? I miss my friendly and happy baby.

Boomingmarvellous Thu 24-Dec-15 20:26:41

snap. DS (same age) went from perfect toddler to shouty, grumpy, NO. NO. NO to everything in the space of a few weeks. He will also ignore us. Doesn't want a horsy ride on my back anymore, which was his favourite. Wants to sleep in with us. Kicks out at other toddlers (luckily very rarely) and is just a different child. No idea what the answer is either sad

Queazy Fri 25-Dec-15 22:31:35

I'm right there with you both. I started googling super nanny out of desperation. My toddler has always been strong willed but this is something else. I'm sorry to not post with advice or anything more useful, but just didn't want to read and run xx

NappyValleyHippyCrack Sun 27-Dec-15 21:32:11

Hanging on to your thread OP in the hope of a person who has come through the other side of this perpetual nightmare.
My happy, smiley and chatty 2.5 yr old has turned into a wailing banshee.
Christmas has actually been ruined by her behaviour - I was in tears on Christmas morning.
The last 2 nights we have had screaming for 2+ hours at bedtime. On the plus side this means she is so exhausted that she's stopped waking every fucking hour to scream.

I am at the end of my rope.

I need coping strategies. Or SS number.

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