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Should children be stretched......

(15 Posts)
Startail Mon 19-Nov-12 14:46:53

DD1 is already taller than me. DD2 is growing as I watch.

She has promised to call me "a Garden Gnome" once she's passed me too!

happygardening Mon 19-Nov-12 14:31:36

Is this why my DS is so long and thin? There's me thinking it was becasue he never stops eating.

RichTeas Mon 19-Nov-12 14:08:10


learnandsay Mon 19-Nov-12 13:44:42

Methinks someone needs to hand out the parenting handbooks again.

Elibean Tue 26-Jun-12 18:18:04


Oh yes, on racks.

DZH Tue 26-Jun-12 18:15:41

We might do better at Olympic basketball if they were !!!!

Metabilis3 Tue 26-Jun-12 17:58:57

If only I had been stretched at school I might have ended up a little bit taller.

GrimmaTheNome Tue 26-Jun-12 17:22:46

Mine could do with a bit of vertical stretching TBH.

AChickenCalledKorma Tue 26-Jun-12 17:20:39

Yes, but very, very carefully, so that they don't end up going twang.

megabored Tue 26-Jun-12 17:18:30

Too much pressure could produce a squashed vertically challenged child too. (bass boom)!!wink

morethanpotatoprints Tue 26-Jun-12 13:53:57

Yes from limb to limb

mimbleandlittlemy Tue 26-Jun-12 12:41:38

Noooo - my ds is long enough already grin

duchesse Tue 26-Jun-12 12:31:05

Ditto Rhubarb. grin

TheRhubarb Tue 26-Jun-12 12:19:05

Now I was expecting a serious thread and was coming on merely to type something like that seeker!

If it makes them a funny shape you can always get Channel 5 to make a documentary about it later wink

seeker Tue 26-Jun-12 12:17:14

.... or does it just make them a funny shape?

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