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I wonder if there's something about the light in the classroom that's bothering her? If so, maybe a baseball cap would help. Can you ask her in a very gentle way why she prefers to close her eyes in the classroom? I'm not sure what country you're in, but in some (many?) countries, you can ask the school to evaluate her. It might be good to include ...


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As already said this is very very normal. I've volunteered at many programs where parents have to drop kids off and I've seen this very behavior numerous times. Kids suffer from separation anxiety, they are use to their parents taking care of them and so get afraid when their parent's leave because they aren't sure if they are safe without parents to ...


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Here is my hands-on experience. First of all, I introduced screen time (educational app ABCMouse) to my kid when he was 2 years old. At first, he did not enjoy it a lot. Then, his grandparents started to let him watch Youtube videos, which he found very interesting. However, because I found that there were too many inappropriate contents, I installed Youtube ...


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Children will invariably be introduced to screens at some stage, but it's something that's really best delayed as long as possible. I can see no good reason to intentionally introduce a 2 year old to screens. If you're like most parents, screens will quickly become the bane of your existance, and you may rue the day when you first turned it on. If your child ...


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TL;DR: First, ask yourself why you need the child to watch the screen, even a few minutes per week. If the answer is "I don't know", don't do it until the child asks for specific videos. Second, choose diverse age-appropriate high quality documentary and artsy non-documentary videos of the type you yourself like to watch, and observe the reaction ...


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Your situation reminds me a bit of something my son had to go through. Because of medical reasons, we couldn't start him on normal solid foods when most kids start them. So we went through a period where he was still pretty reliant on bottles while learning how to eat real solids. It took some time but we've gotten him to the point where most everything ...


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