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Baby by himself
March 5, 2013 at 4:17 PM

My son is just over 6 months old. For the most part, he's a pretty chill baby. He seems to want to play with himself more than with us, is that normal? Or ami just reading too far into it?


  • MistressMinerva
    March 5, 2013 at 4:31 PM

    It's normal.

  • lnr187
    by lnr187
    March 5, 2013 at 5:37 PM

    it's totally fine :) don't worry. if he gets older and is anxious to be around others, then maybe you can worry. but even then, some kids just like to be alone... im like that. i have times i like to be alone, but im actually very social.

  • goddess99
    March 5, 2013 at 7:01 PM

    My dd mostly played on her own too. I figured it was normal.

  • Janet
    by Janet
    March 5, 2013 at 7:13 PM
    It's normal. They all have their own personalities.
  • Sstone12
    March 6, 2013 at 11:42 AM

    Thanks y'all :)

  • breebree04
    March 6, 2013 at 12:37 PM

    Its normal, my ds was like that too. He is 10 now and perfectly normal and he is social. My dd was the complete opposite she wanted attention all the time

  • SlapItHigh
    March 6, 2013 at 12:57 PM

    There's a wide variation of normal and this is within normal range. 

  • Veni.Vidi.Vici.
    March 6, 2013 at 1:02 PM

    My kids are both attention seekers who require me to watch them play to be really happy. Enjoy this!

  • splatz
    by splatz
    March 6, 2013 at 10:16 PM
    Sounds normal to me. I spent the day with my nephew yesterday and he was just like that. Totally content to just sit on the floor and chew on the toy he was playing with.
    Enjoy it while you can. I'm sure a clingy stage will start before you know it!
  • splatz
    by splatz
    March 6, 2013 at 10:17 PM
    Oh and he will be 7 months on the 17th. :)

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