hyper todd

Laura - posted on 08/13/2010 ( 5 moms have responded )

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hi all..i no all children are diffrent and that todds are really active..but my son is soo active he wont conentrate on doing little things..when we go to childrens groups he so much more hyper then the other todds his age..the last time we went to a group we had to leave half way thru cos he was supose to sit down and do actions to a song but he just wanted to climb the book shelves..he isnt a naughty child..hes so sweet and loving but it would be nice to be able 2 see him sit a go through a whole book..or play with less active toys..hes in the garden most of the days..iv tryed a change of diet but that didnt help..it isnt a problem...he tires me out but dont all todds hey..i was just wondering if any 1 else tod is like this and how they get them to sit down n concentrate

thanxs xx

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Debra - posted on 08/22/2010

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Hey may or may not have ADD/ADHD however most kids just like structure and to be busy - my son is busy from the moment he wakes until the time he goes to sleep however he must be programmed - two opportunities to get out during the day - running and playing and then activities playing, colouring, playdough, etc. We do books when he wakes and before bed and he is allowed a half hour of tv before 8am and before 7:30pm when he goes to sleep. If we don't keep him busy all day he gets wrangy. a good nap is also important otherwise he goes totally nuts. Just keep at it and make sure that he has structure and constructive activities. Indoor playgyms and getting to an empty mall early in the day are great when weather is bad if they need to run around a bit. My son LOVES escalators. Lots of luck!

Laura - posted on 08/21/2010

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hiya thanxs 4 comments...his dad as adhd and his uncle does 2..but i dont wanna jump 2 conlusions i hope he settles down tho xx

Rebecca - posted on 08/21/2010

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my friends child is a very active toddler so she took him to the doctor and they sent him to do some tests.She found out he might have A D D and a touch of autisum.not to worry you but may be something to look into.But then my daughter was a terror when younger and now she is nearly 4 has settled down a lot.hope this helps.

Jessica - posted on 08/20/2010

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lol my son is 19 months and my boy is so active he never sits down he just goes and goes like the energizer bunny lol!! i just let him run around untill he gets tired and the times he sits still is in his highchair and i put on a movie for him and let him watch and eat food thats the only time he sits still untill bed time....

Aicha - posted on 08/13/2010

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sounds like a active boy my son was the same way when he was younger now he is 11 years old and still active but able to sit quietly if needed

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