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10 Reasons Why The Terrible Twos Are A Myth

March 25, 2014 · 6:30 am

10 Reasons Why the Terrible Twos are a MythTwo-year-olds get a bad rap, but I think the term “Terrible Twos” is a misnomer.  Don’t get me wrong: parenting a two year old is not a walk in the park.  But that’s because it’s parenting, not because they’re two. Do two-year-olds throw temper tantrums? Yes. Do one and three-year-olds throw temper tantrums? Yes.  Do adults throw temper tantrums? Yes, and it’s never pretty.  I don’t think there is really much in the way of negative behavior that distinguishes two-year-olds from one and three-year-olds.  But there are a lot of things that make turning two a big sigh of relief for parents. Here are my top ten: Read More →