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#1 F1widow

Posted 17 April 2012 - 03:42 PM

Hi guys,

Any recs for a good all-rounder book on raising toddlers? Something that covers eating, sleeping, health problems and TT.

I had the Baby Whisperer Book and am thinking about getting the Toddler version but there's not much on eating in there.

Please help! TIA.

#2 Mamabear2010

Posted 17 April 2012 - 05:58 PM

I like reading a range of books and taking the bits I like from each.

I have The Mighty Toddler by Robin Barker. It's a good all round book dealing with behavior, eating, sleeping, TT, health etc. I like it as a reference. It's a fairly balanced approach and overall I find it useful.

I also have Kidwrangling by Kaz Cooke (who wrote Upthe Duff). I don't find it very useful and rarely refer to it.

There's also Toddler Tactics by Pinky MacKay (sp?). I haven't read it but I get her newsletter and I like her approaches.

I think there are also a toddler version of Save Our Sleep and Baby Wise.  I don't know anything about them though (and they are bound to be a controversial topic on EB!).

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