It seems like most kiddos go through one or more phases of obsession. (If you’ve ever checked out every single superhero book from the library, you know what I mean!) Has your child latched onto something super specific? Tell us in the comments!

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  •   -   09/10/2018

    When my youngest was a toddler, he was obsessed with Spiderman. To the point he had to be called Spiderman instead of his name. And he had to wear his Spiderman costume and read Spiderman books all the time. It was cute but I am glad he outgrew it.

    •   -   09/11/2018

      I know of a few little Spiderman lovers myself! :)

  •   -   09/12/2018

    My daughter latched on to dolls at 11 months and hasn't gone anywhere without a "baby" since (now almost 3). Every play scenario revolves around mommies taking care of babies and she has an eagle eye for spotting dolls everywhere we go.

    •   -   09/12/2018

      That's adorable! I'll bet she'll be a great mama someday. It'll be fun to see where those maternal instincts take her!

  •   -   09/11/2018

    My first son was obsessed with Lightning McQueen and the Cars movie when he was just about 2.5. It was Cars all day every day. When it was time to potty train he was still loving Matchbox cars so I bought a ton of cars to use as incentive and it totally worked. Best $50 I ever spent at Target!

    •   -   09/12/2018

      That's brilliant! We're nearing the potty training phase, and I'm still not sure what will be most motivating. You're lucky you had such a clear (and inexpensive) choice!

      •   -   09/12/2018

        I was super lucky with him and the timing. I'm still grateful it worked as well as it did.

    •   -   09/12/2018

      My oldest always liked Lightning McQueen too and the Cars movies. It was cute and he ended up getting a red race car toddler bed.

  •   -   09/11/2018

    My oldest was obsessed with Sesame Street, not a particular character just the show in general. He wanted to watch it all day long, play with toys, sleep with the stuffed animals, wear clothes with the characters on them, etc. My next guy fell in love with Mickey Mouse. Same story. And my daughter had a love for Minnie. It’s a cute phase they go through.

    •   -   09/11/2018

      I think it’s so interesting how they latch onto completely different things!

  •   -   09/12/2018

    When my now 8-year-old was a toddler, it was construction 24/7! Now that he's older, he still loves everything construction-related, but he doesn't insist on taking excavators to bed with him anymore!

  •   -   09/12/2018

    Not sure if we can count it as an obsession yet, but my daughter lights up every time Elmo shows up on the screen, or if she hears the theme to Elmo's World!

    •   -   09/14/2018

      Elmo is a popular one with kids!

  •   -   09/13/2018

    My five year old has loved dinosaurs since she was 2! It was a rough day in our house when I had to tell her dinosaurs are no longer around....at age 3 she really thought we could go see some at the zoo :)

  •   -   09/11/2019

    My little one adores Paw Patrol cartoon...Now I know their main theme song by heart :)

  •   -   09/11/2019

    Anything to do with dolls!

  •   -   09/11/2019

    Does it count if I’m obsessed with Daniel Tiger, and my little one goes along with it???

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