My toddler is going through a daddy phase and it driving me nuts how do I win him over?


Posted anonymously, 9th November 2019


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  • It’s another stage. It will pass. Try not to take it personally :)


  • I’m sure your toddler loves both of you. It’s kinda refreshing to have a little one want dad more then mum. It will no doubt change several times in the years to come


  • Do you feel like your child goes to you for everything he NEEDS though? I also have a toddler that loves his dad to bits but likes to ask me to do things for him. I think its because he knows I’ll always be there and do it properly. I say bribe him if it really means that much to you. Show him your the coolest mum and can have fun too!


  • Kids will do this. If you’re home all the time with the toddler of course when daddy comes home he’s going to want to spend time with him.


  • Lots of fun and laughs. Good luck. My little one loves our park time together


  • No need, they’ll switch every so often don’t atress


  • I don’t think there is any need to win him over. Give him time and you will be his favourite once again. Children especially toddlers are fickle little human beings. He will come around again.


  • Enjoy that baby loves to spend as much time with daddy as well!
    Theyll follow you around constantly one day and sort of wish they would go ask daddy sometimes too!❤ just a small phase, very common ????????


  • Spend time with him as much as possible and involve with him what he is playing


  • You’re both his parents, does it matter? I’m sure he loves you both he’s just preferring dad at the minute for whatever reason. I think it’s great that your partner is so involved with your child, it’s beautiful


  • Just keep persisting. He’ll come back :)


  • It’s just a stage and in no time they will want you again. Just let it go, and try not to make a big deal out of it


  • Please don’t let this worry you, all kids do this. My son went through a daddy stage and now all of a sudden follows me around all the time.


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