Friday, January 11, 2008

it's always the teeth, isn't it?

I have come to believe that the "terrible twos" have a lot to do with the two-year-molars coming in. Sure, the usual explanations make a lot of sense - frustration at not being able to communicate as well as they'd like, testing limits, the conflict between wanting to be independent and wanting to still be a baby - but think about when you're in pain. All of life's little challenges seem a lot harder to deal with, don't they? Things that you would normally be able to handle just seem totally overwhelming. So that's my theory on the terrible twos - it's the damn teeth.

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