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One piece of good advice I got at that time was to get down on your hands and knees and look at the world from your toddler's point of view. At that point the dangers start to become more obvious: you realise that the trailing cloth on a table can be pulled, bringing down whatever is on the table. You also discover some things under chairs and tables that ...


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I have a few suggestions, and from how his behaviour is described when he sees his friends, there isn't an issue at school. It seems like he just doesn't want to walk, but instead of getting it done he wants to resist the activity. Bribery rarely fails; Children are usually very happy with even the simplest of rewards and little/often is the key. I can ...


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Find something that he really likes to do and that you can do at the school's gate while you are waiting. Make it clear that the sooner you arrive, the more time he will have for it. You'll probably have to leave home a few minutes earlier than you would otherwise need. You have to stress the fact that if you arrive late he won't have time for it, but that ...


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If he is not experiencing sluggishness in any other context, it would seem unlikely that that is it. Perhaps he is being lazy, seeking attention, or just amusing himself a bit. Even more likely, he is not really looking forward to starting the school day and is, in the way that doesn't seem so nonsensical to young children, "dragging his feet" a little bit ...


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One of my 4 year old twins "doesn't have any strength left" whenever he is told to do something he doesn't want to. This will disappear the moment he's distracted by something or someone he does like, just like your son. He may be feeling this physically or not, but it definitely starts in the mind. For my son, it's most often that he was deeply engaged in ...


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Walking is not something that needs you to 'push', unless your child is substantially behind (and 11 months is ahead, not behind). Looking at the Denver Developmental Screening chart, the 50th percentile is around 12 months, and many children take until 13 to 15 months to walk. In my opinion, you're better off continuing as you have: give your child the ...


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11 months is still fairly early for walking. What you describe is perfectly normal http://www.babycenter.com/0_your-childs-walking-timeline_10357004.bc



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