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Complaining that everything hurts.. Jerilyn Due March 16; 17 kids; Binghamton, New York 184 posts
7th Jan '13

My daughter is two. All day she has been telling me her foot hurts and is literally screaming and crying about it. I've looked at her foot tons of times and its not swollen, no slivers that I can see, no bruises. About an hour ago she says her hand hurts and is screaming about that. What the heck do I do?!?

RushLimbaugh Due August 2; 1 child; Leander, Texas 2236 posts
7th Jan '13
Quoting Jerilyn:" My daughter is two. All day she has been telling me her foot hurts and is literally screaming and crying ... [snip!] ... that I can see, no bruises. About an hour ago she says her hand hurts and is screaming about that. What the heck do I do?!?"


I would ignore it. That's probably because she figured out that you give her attention or something out of it.

** A.J's Mommy** 1 child; New Paltz, New York 805 posts
7th Jan '13

Take her to get looked at??!! My son was two and he was screaming that his elbow hurt and I didn't believe him because he started hanging on the monkey bars and using his arm normally. He broke it... and I waited to long. I felt awful=[

You're not my demographic 1 child; Wisconsin 26883 posts
7th Jan '13

My daughter does this sometimes too. I will kiss her "booboo" and then she goes back to playing.

*~AngelEyes~* 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Memphis, Tennessee 10582 posts
7th Jan '13

if you believe there's a problem with her foot, take her to a doctor and get it looked at... if not, just ignore it because she's probably just wanting attention. My son does the same thing, saying his butt hurts.

Commander Shepard 18 kids; Jacksonville, Florida 6447 posts
7th Jan '13

It could be growing pains.

Jerilyn Due March 16; 17 kids; Binghamton, New York 184 posts
7th Jan '13

Yeah I'm planning in ignoring it for now but if she's still doing it tomorrow ill have her looked at. She has a cold too so maybe it could be body aches-I just thought of this haha.

Binky ♡ 2 kids; Pennsylvania 6236 posts
7th Jan '13

It could just be growing pains, when kids go through a growth spurt their body can ache. If you're really concerned take her to the doctor.

Angel [Mariah's Mommy] 1 child; Indianapolis, Indiana 18065 posts
7th Jan '13
Quoting Commander Shepard:" It could be growing pains."


:!:

Little Bug's Momma 18 kids; North Carolina 5559 posts
7th Jan '13

I bet its growing pains, my kids do this every once in a while too.

k♥[j&a] ., ., United States 1057 posts
7th Jan '13

My daughter says all the time that she had a booboo on her finger. Especially when she's tired or sleepy. I usually say ok, ignore her or put a bandaid on it.
I never thought that it could be growing pains.