The toddler years are marked by big leaps in growth. From his first tentative steps to full out running, from babbling and single words to rushes of entire sentences, your child is growing rapidly and it shows. As a parent of a toddler your days will be long and busy with the constant demands of a little person who has many needs. Still, the next two years will fly by. As much as possible, try to allow yourself to stop long enough to enjoy the beautiful moments this age has to offer, like the first time your child tells you he loves you.
7 Things to Know About Toddlers
Here are seven things you should know about toddlers.
Everyday Ways to Support Your Toddler's Learning and Development
Take advantage of the window of opportunity for learning by keeping your toddler's mind engaged and learning through everyday tasks.
Sexual Behaviors in Young Children: What is Appropriate?
As a parent, it is important to be informed about what is normal for children 0-5 when it comes to exploring their bodies so that you can recognize any concerning or alarming behaviors.
Disciplining Your Toddler
Temper tantrums, power struggles, and impulsiveness; they don’t call it the terrible twos without cause. Toddlers lack the self-control and communication skills of older children and are growing more independent every day. Don’t despair, there are things you can do now to help ease your child through this transition and stay sane at the same time.
Toddlers use temper tantrums as a way of communicating and dealing with big feelings. Tantrums can happen at any time, even when your toddler appeared well-rested and content a minute before.
Survival Tips for Traveling with Toddlers
Check out these tips for making traveling with toddlers a little easier.
When Your Child Visits a New Friend's Home
It can be stressful and a little scary for both you and your child when he goes over to a new friend's house for the first time. By setting some ground rules ahead of time, you will feel more comfortable and secure about your child's well being.