A mommy’s favorite phrase…”No!” Your baby will start to understand around 9-12 months Only use it when you truly need it Explain why you say no Arrange the house so there are less things your child cannot touch
Everyone cannot wait for baby’s first words… “Mommy”, “Daddy”, “Hi”, anything to hear the sweet angelic voice of your little one. All children develop differently Some will say many words by 1 year Some won’t say their first
Got a toddler? Avoid these 9 mistakes… Mistake No. 1: Being Inconsistent Toddlers do best when they know what to expect, whether it’s what time they bathe or go to bed or what consequences they’ll face for misbehaving.
As a preschooler, your child should have a healthy attitude toward eating. Ideally, by this age she no longer uses eating—or not eating—to demonstrate defiance, nor does she confuse food with love or affection. Generally (although almost
You’ll probably notice a sharp drop in your toddler’s appetite after his first birthday. Suddenly he’s picky about what he eats, turns his head away after just a few bites, or resists coming to the table at
I would love to hear your best tips for helping parents successfully wean their toddlers from pacifiers. I have a 21 month old girl who understands and respects that the paci is only for crib time, but isn’t having it
Dr. Tanya, Hi! I have a 16 month old daughter. She still nurses a ton (every few hours during day and night). She is pretty small weighs 20.5 lbs. Very active (walked at 10 months, climbs everything) has over 35
“Don’t touch that! Don’t touch that! Don’t touch that! Feel like you are always saying the same thing over and over again? Parenting a toddler and preschooler is lots of fun, but can also be at times trying. When your
Now that my daughter is 15 months, what should she be eating? I give her eggs, bagels, toast, chicken and veggies, can she do fish too? What about red meats? When should she be off the bottle? It’s tough to
“I want it now!” your toddler screams. Everyone turns and stares as if you are a bad mom because your child is throwing a fit. But anyone who has had children knows that tantrums are a normal part of childhood.