10 Clues You’re in the Terrible Twos

Sure, you thought they were a myth, or a surefire sign of bad parenting. The Terrible Twos? Hah. That will never happen to my little angel. But nearly every toddler enters the phase, which can begin anytime during his second year of life and last until adulthood. (Okay, so we’re kidding about that last part.) Your baby is trying to assert his growing independence in a world filled with rules, limits and hazards, the latter of which he has a unique knack for finding. So if you’re in doubt, here are some sure signs you’re in the Terrible Twos. And you’re in deep.

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  1. It’s quiet. It’s too quiet.

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  1. Airborne food. ‘Nuff said.

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  1. She insists on feeding herself, even when that’s clearly a bad idea.

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  1. No one can touch her hair.

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  1. His favorite word is “No!”

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  1. He always wakes up on the wrong side of bed.

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  1. You’re a victim of child abuse.

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  1. You’re in great shape from chasing your kid around the house.

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  1. Suddenly, boarding school is starting to sound like a really good idea.

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  1. Her life is so tragic…