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threenager

slang A three-year-old child who displays the moody rebelliousness stereotypical of teenagers. Now that my daughter is a threenager, I have to deal with temper tantrums and meltdowns on an almost hourly basis.
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When a child turns 2 or 3, it is common for toddler tantrums, "terrible twos" and "threenagers" to emerge.
"The Real Mum's Guide to Surviving Parenthood" will prove to be an informative and applicable read for all parents, from expectant mothers to parents of teenagers as it deals with a broad range of concerns and issues including: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Miscarriage; The Newborn Stage; Postnatal Depression; The importance of friends for a new mother; Toddler terrors and 'threenagers'; Adjusting the family dynamic with the introduction of a new child; The primary school years; The secondary school transition.
IF you're dealing with the terrible twos or threenagers who are throwing tantrums and refusing to sleep or eat properly, then there's a new book offering help.