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.
This quarterly guide to your toddler's second year contains information, tips and useful contacts on your toddler's development between one and two years.
- Your Toddler - 13 to 15 months old
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- Your Toddler - 19 to 21 months old
- Your Toddler - 22 to 24 months old
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- Your Toddler - 28 to 30 months old
- Your Toddler - 31 to 33 months old
- Your Toddler - 34 to 36 months old
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CHILDREN as young as three are being enrolled in "chief executive courses" in China as pushy parents become obsessed with giving their offspring an advantage over their young peers.
"Nothing stops the clinginess - he cries when I put him down, no matter how long I hold him."
Isn't technology amazing? My parents can sit in their kitchen in Wales and spend quality time with their grandchildren in Sydney.
For nearly two years, my son didn't talk. Not much, anyway.
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.