Your Toddler: Month 21
Let the good times roll
Playtime is even more entertaining as you start seeing your tot’s personal interests shine through in her toy and game choices. But don’t jump to conclusions if little Jenny likes crashing toy trucks and little Joey digs your shiny pink heels. It’s normal for gender stereotypes to blur in the name of good, clean fun. Also be warned that the wee one may find it “fun” to stick small objects — like raisins or beads — in her nose, ears, or other orifices.
[tip] Drape a large piece of fabric over a card table, cut out a “door,” and you’ve got an instant — and cheap — indoor playhouse. If you feel like getting fancy, decorate the “house” with windows and other details.
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