I never thought I’d say this, but for a brief moment last week, Kim Kardashian and I had something in common: both our kids had public tantrums.
Although toddler sleep problems can be frustrating for parents they are actually perfectly normal.
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When Katie noticed that her son Jack was sitting with his legs folded underneath him in a 'W' shape she didn't think much of it. "I'd seen other kids sitting that way, so I just assumed it was a toddler thing and nothing to worry about," she recalls.
I've spent the last decade of my life ferrying boys from swimming to football to soccer and tennis. Now it's my daughter's turn.
When toddlers are learning to walk, many spend some time walking up on their tip toes, which is known as toe walking.
Depending on the sources you read, handing an iPad to a small child is akin to throwing them a packet of cigarettes. But this is not the necessarily the case.
Q: Our 2-year-old is scared of many things: using slippery dips, going on ferris wheels with his parents, playing in ball pits, even riding a merry-go-round on his dad's lap. He seems to be hyper-aware of his surroundings.
Could a nap help expand your toddler's vocabulary?
One of the most common errors made by parents is in how they give instructions to their children.
For some parents, physical discipline or spanking is believed to be an effective form of encouraging children to behave better. But is it?
When Alison Johnson put her 18-month-old Caleb down for a nap, she had no reason to believe her son was in any danger.
Is this toddler possessed or does he just have very good balance? Or do you think the video is a fake?
Children who don't attend playgroup are twice as likely to be developmentally behind those who do by the time they start school, new research shows.