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Parenting a toddler can be challenging, to say the least. From the depths of separation anxiety to the joys of learning new words, this can be an anxious and exciting time. Finding the perfect balance of showing love and enforcing boundaries will result in your toddler's ability to thrive.
Every age is a great age, but the time your child is a toddler is special. This is the age he learns to walk, he learns to talk, and he begins to explore the world around him. You're all sure to have a great time watching him interact with the world around him. Enjoy!
Notably, many toddlers take a dive in the quality of their nutrition after introduced to finger foods. Many toddlers today are consuming high sugar juices and high fat, low nutrition foods. Find out how to get your toddler the vitamins and minerals he needs to thrive.
Toddlers love to play, especially with their mommies! You're their favorite playmate, because you're their favorite person. So go outside, or get down on the floor and play with your toddler. The memories you create will last forever.
Potty Training

Is your toddler ready to be rid of diapers? More importantly, are you ready?

Keeping our children safe is top priority of moms everwhere. Yet, sometimes it is difficult to know what resources are out there to help us accomplish our goals.
Toddler’s Health
Now that your toddler is mobile, it is sometimes harder to gauge his colds, viruses, and the seriousness of injuries. He is often too busy to notice. Luckily by now, you know your child well enough to determine when he's ready for a time out.
Toddler Behavior:
My Toddler Cries When I put Her to Bed

“Bedtime for us is a major event. When we even get close to that time of night, my daughter becomes anxious. When we put her to bed, she cries and cries. It’s gotten quite traumatic for all of us. What can I do?”

Are you establishing a clear routine? It is important to establish the same bedtime routine every night starting in infancy. For example, bath time, story time, snack time, and bed time. That way, she will know what to expect every night.

Also, from the very beginning, be sure your child knows that she should sleep in her bed, not with you. It’s all about establishing habits and routine. Let your toddler know that you run the show, not her. That means no getting out of bed, no constant cries for juice, no 30 stories read to her. If she is asking for these things, she is trying to manipulate you into postponing bedtime. Although it may be difficult, be firm with her. Going to bed never hurt anyone.

If establishing a firm routine doesn’t work for your daughter, consider talking with your pediatrician to rule out any emotional problems or anxiety issues.

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