Here's the thing about tantrums: while they're a universal rite of passage for most littlies, they aren't one-size-fits-all.
Although toddler sleep problems can be frustrating for parents, they are actually perfectly normal.
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Embarrassed about your toddler's sudden interest in playing with their genitals? It's actually pretty common, so you're not alone. Here's how to deal with their new curiosity.
The onset of symptoms of autism spectrum disorders vary in the first two years of life: signs are evident in some children from birth, while others may appear to be developing typically but then fail to progress.
They may be cute, but toddlers and babies can often inflict serious injuries on their parents.
Up to 4 per cent of children go through a phase of repeating or prolonging sounds or words, or getting “stuck” trying to talk. No one knows what causes a stutter, but some therapies - and time - can help.
Amity wonders why two-year-olds get such a bad rap, when it's the three-year-olds who can give teenagers a run for their money in the attitude stakes.
The height of the imaginary friend stage was when my daughter was about two and a half and we had them over for dinner. I got little notice apart from a shouted, "Daddy, my friends are at the door! And they're here for dinner!"
Sometimes it takes a (very curious) child to show you’re not as sexually liberated as you think.
His work is described as art in its purest form, representative of what is important and beautiful. And he's only two.
An estimated one in every 100 children in Australia have autism spectrum disorder - but in America, that figure is as high as one in every 54 boys. Learn what to look for and read one family's story.
Her son began - and hopefully ended - his life of crime with a shoplifted chocolate bar. Kylie Orr shares her experiences with sticky-fingered kids - and how to deal with them.
Titus may only be two years old, but his basketball abilities would put many adults to shame.