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LilSugar Readers Chime In on Deadlines For Learned Milestones

You don't see many kindergartners wearing diapers or popping a bottle in their lunch bag! Some milestones like rolling, talking, and walking just sort of happen and others like giving up a lovey, forgoing a pacifier, and moving from crib to bed are more learned. Many parents help their offspring progress by limiting the time their tot is wheeled around in a stroller or eats in a high chair. We asked for your opinions and LilSugar readers chimed in. Here are the results!

Do you agree with these deadlines for learned milestones?

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starbucks2 starbucks2 5 years
I think it's good to have these guidelines, just to know if what you're kid is doing is way out of the ordinary but I agree that kids have their own pace and you should let them mostly lead the way.
FrankiLee FrankiLee 5 years
I agree with LadyLila. These "deadlines" are really generic. They're what's "expected." I see nothing wrong with nursing past one, co-sleeping if that's what works for your family, or taking your time being potty trained! So far I've noticed that my daughter thrives the best if I don't push her on things like this and she decides on her own.
LadyLiLa83 LadyLiLa83 5 years
The thing is that kids learn and do at their own pace...it all depends on their personality. My daughter is almost 4 and has only been fully potty trained for a month. She resisted at first and we were encouraging but not pushy. I would never make my daughter get rid of her lovey though. That's just mean! Ever since I was little, I have to sleep with the blanket over my head. Taking her blankie would be like telling me I can't do that.
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