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ack! Don't say that! [Feb. 14th, 2011|07:57 pm]
35+ Moms with new babies

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I know this is a quiet list, but I was hoping not to have to post to Parenting101 for feedback.

How do you deal with it when your kid says potentially creepy stuff? Does your kid say creepy stuff?

Max say stuff like: I don't want to grow any more. I don't want to be 5. I don't want to get big. I'm never going to grow up.

I know intellectually that this is natural pre-K transitional fear, and I know intellectually he's not trying to tell me that he knows he's going to die in his sleep, but whenever he says anything like this I just want to hug him and stay awake staring at him all night to keep him safe.

It makes me sad that he isn't looking forward to growing up but it also makes me worry in some spooky creepy "maybe he knows something" way and I'm not getting over it.

Anyone been through this?
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[User Picture]From: bealsabubbette
2011-02-15 04:08 am (UTC)
my son breaks out the "i don't want to get big," every so often. usually because he doesn't want to take a nap.

me: you have to sleep, it's when you grow
him: well i just won't grow.
me: *sigh*



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