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lizzlebizzle33 Sat 20-Jan-18 13:06:29

My boy is 22 months and had started smacking himself in the face when he is told off or frustrated at his toys, is this a normal phase or something I should be worried about?

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laura6032 Sat 20-Jan-18 20:38:53

It's normal, they usually go they can this phase, he'll not be hurting himself, try to ignore it, if he doesn't get attention for it it'll pass, lol x

lizzlebizzle33 Sun 21-Jan-18 10:32:52

Thank you for your reply, yes I try not to pay any attention to it, it's so heartbreaking though.

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Rainatnight Sun 21-Jan-18 21:19:30

So glad you asked this. My DD (19 months) does this too and it really bothers me!

lizzlebizzle33 Sun 21-Jan-18 21:47:08

It's awful, he full on slaps himself in the face with both hands and also hits his head on the floor or the wall 😰

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