Finding alternatives to “no” can be worth the effort.
A cooling off period, along with communication, can go a long way.
Good friends are an important support system for kids, particularly when settling into a new environment. There are many ways parents can help to encourage and nurture these growing relationships.
Expose your children to different situations and mediums for inspiration. A box of crayons is a good start, but here’s how to go further.
It’s every parent’s nightmare – losing your child in a public place. And yet, many toddlers love going off to explore, oblivious to – or perhaps in spite of – the fright it can cause their parents. Why?
If you’re concerned that exposing your children to multiple languages as toddlers will affect their speech or comprehension when starting school, don’t worry.
Parents, remember how important it is not to shame or punish your children about bedwetting or accidents. Be patient.
Is it wrong to leverage this idea and encourage our kids to “disobey” us? Are we teaching them that it’s good to be bad?
Don’t worry, parents. Toddler untruths are associated with highly developed cognitive skills. After all, lying is a pretty complicated task.
The reality of toddler life is that they change day to day.