Is she a difficult child to be? I seriously start to wonder. At 20 months old, she is a handful!! Of course, all toddlers are a handful. But she displays certain paterns that reminds me of V... not the sweet memories, the ones I wish I would not have to go through again. Always wanting to be carried on my hip, cries as soon as she sees me (let's say I'm out of sight and she is content with husband, and then sees me), huge tantrums when things don't go her way. Terror at home, little angel who does not make a sound at daycare (despite the occasional cry, they have almost never heard her voice). It just seems so familiar. Of course, V talked in sentences at that age. And Sweet Pea is non verbal. That is a big difference and I guess could account for a lot frustration for Sweet Pea... but despite her lack of words, she has good communication (Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) agrees). The first few days my parents were here, my mother never stopped telling me what a little angel she is. I just smiled and said that indeed she was an angle right now. Oh boy, did my mother take those words back later!! She then called her a terror. Once again, I agreed that she ALSO and most of the time is a terror. She can sleep good, but most nights will wake up and wonder through the house. Once again, V used to do the same (until 8 months ago). I can see some sensory issues: refuse to wear sandals without socks, refused to be barefoot at the beach, diapers bother her (she is the happiest naked), can't stand for her hands to be dirty, does not like swings (even baby swings used to make her cry like she was being tortured). At her age, there are obviously not much to do... I'm tired and feel somewhat powerless at this point. Another round of "wait and see" was not what I wished for.