ToddlersToddlers tend to be constantly on the move, exploring their surroundings in both vertical and horizontal directions. If you have not child-proof your home yet, now is most certainly the last time to do so because the little explorers cannot resist the temptation to reach whatever catches their eye even if it means climbing your bookcase. And since they tend to explore things with their mouth, be sure to remove all potentially dangerous items such as cleaning agents in your kitchen cabinet out of your child’s reach (and sight).

Toddlers are not as vulnerable as babies and are also much more independent. However, they still have a very unstable step, while many also develop an unusually strong attachment to their parents. If your little one gets upset as soon as you leave the room, he or she has probably developed separation anxiety. Fortunately, the initially flattering display of attachment to parents which eventually gets very frustrating for both the child and the parents is merely a developmental stage which goes away by the age of 2 years. Meanwhile, will help you make it easier on you and your toddler.

At our website, you can also find lots of tips on other toddler issues and concerns which are characteristic for this age such as temper tantrums. The embarrassing display of anger and frustration, typically in supermarkets and other places where there is lots of people, does not mean that you have failed as a parent or that your child is intentionally misbehaving in order to embarrass you in public. At toddler age, most children have difficulties expressing their emotions and frustration in a less upsetting way but the good news is that we can help you deal with these embarrassing displays of anger and frustration.

Now that your child is getting bigger, you most likely cannot wait for him or her to finally start using the potty. Keep in mind, however, that some children need more time to be toilet trained than the others and that starting with the training process too early can achieve the opposite effect. Together, we will take a closer look at when is best time to start toddler toilet training, which are the signs of readiness, what to do about bedwetting and other toilet-related issues.

On the one hand, toddlers are extremely attached to their parents but on the other, they seem to oppose everything they are being asked to do. If your little one’s favorite word is no, do not worry though. It is actually a good thing because by insisting on dressing by themselves for instance, toddlers learn to do things on their own. Be patient with your little “rebel” and try to ignore those nos otherwise you are risking power struggles with your child. This does not mean you have to tolerate unacceptable behavior such as hitting and bitting but keep in mind that toddlers are too young for time outs. Also, watch your behavior because your child is carefully watching your every move.

We will also take a closer look at toddler nutrition which is one of the most challenging parts of toddler parenting. Just like other members of your family, your toddler needs a nutritionally balanced diet in order to get all the necessary nutrients. However, toddlers are notorious for being picky eaters and making them eat a healthy diet is everything but easy. But with, you can help your child to get all the necessary nutrients and actually enjoy eating healthy foods.