Toddler Development Stages – 18 Month to 3 Year Old Developmental Milestones

toddler 18 Month to 3 Year Old Developmental Milestones

Wondering if your toddler’s development is on track? Toddler development can be grouped into four areas: language & communication, physical, cognitive, and social & emotional development. Toddlers will develop individually but should generally master milestones by certain ages. The charts below give developmental milestones of 18 month olds, 2 year olds, and 3 year olds. … Read more

Ways to Encourage your Toddler to Talk

Ways to Encourage your Toddler to Talk

Looking for ways to help your toddler speak more often, or would you like to help expand your child’s vocabulary? Scroll down for seven techniques to help your toddler talk. Read with your Toddler Books help expose your toddler to words he/she may not otherwise hear in a normal day, and books also have pictures. … Read more

Tips for dealing with Toddler Crying

Tips for dealing with Toddler Crying

Toddlers cry for many reasons: Hunger Pain Frustration Tiredness Surprise Fear Sadness Disappointment Communication Self Expression And the list could probably go on and on! What are the Best Ways to Handle Toddler Crying? Respond calmly and with patience: Whether your toddler is crying from fear, being overly tired, or another reason, responding calmly will … Read more

How much should a Toddler Sleep?

How much should a Toddler Sleep

Toddler sleep is an important issue. Parents of tots need answers to important questions like: How much sleep should my child get? How many naps should my little one take? What is a good bedtime? How can I make sure my child is getting enough sleep? and What are the consequences of lack of sleep … Read more

12 Ways to Help your Toddler with Separation Anxiety

Helping your Toddler with Separation Anxiety

It’s pretty easy to tell if your little one experiences toddler separation anxiety. Sobbing, throwing tantrums, screaming, and/or grabbing for you whenever you leave are signs that anxiety is probably the root of the problem. Is it Normal for a Toddler to Experience Separation Anxiety? Separation anxiety can come quite naturally for young children. Becoming … Read more

When to Potty Train your Toddler?

When to Potty Train your Toddler

Potty training is all about timing. Deciding when to potty train your toddler can mean the difference between a long, difficult learning process and one with fewer bumps in the road. It’s important to consider if your child is ready to begin the process and if the timing is right for your family. Scroll down … Read more

How do you Calm a Child who is having a Tantrum?

How do you Calm a Child who is having a Tantrum

Calming a temper tantrum isn’t always easy! In fact, it’s much easier preventing one than calming one! Still, when your toddler is having a meltdown, there are actions you can take to help calm the situation, and actions to avoid. With each meltdown you should have a short-term goal and a long-term goal. The short-term … Read more