How Children Play: What's Similar, What's Different

Does your child prefer blocks or board games? Hitting a ball or pretending the ball belongs to a wizard? Pick up some insights on child development as you watch your toddler or preschooler play.

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Toddler Sleep Disruptions

Toddlers work hard to master standing and walking, and pursuing those goals may upset their other routines, especially their sleeping and napping schedules. Learn how to cope with these changes.

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The 2-Year-Old Picky Eater

Many 2-year-olds are very particular about food choices and what they will eat. Find out how to avoid battles during this challenging stage.

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Potty-Training Problems?

The road to potty training success usually has a few bumps along the way, and no wonder: it's a complex process for your child to master. Learn more about potty training ups and downs.

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Temper tantrums: Dealing with baby tantrums

Is 'no' a favorite word in your house these days? Our toddlers tend to test the limits not only by saying no constantly, but by running away, or even throwing things.

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Potty Training Tips: Step by Step Potty Training

Nervous about starting potty training? We've all been there. And having a handy step-by-step guide really makes the process much less daunting. Get the details on step-by-step training.

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By

Lawrence Kutner, Ph.D.

Traveling With Two or More Children

Time to hit the road or board a plane with your little ones? Traveling with more than one child takes some planning, patience, and ingenuity. Here are some parent-tested ideas for your journey.

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By

Linda Jonides, R.N., C.P.N.P.

Playdates for Toddlers

Interacting with other children creates an ideal opportunity for your child to make friends and hone social skills. Here’s how to get the most out of toddler playdates.

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When to Potty Train and How to Cope With Challenges

Now that your child is ready to potty train, you may be asking yourself how and when to get started. Here are a few helpful hints to make the transition a smooth one.

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Teaching Sleeping Habits: Toddler Sleep Training

Many a toddler will do anything to avoid falling asleep ⎯ crying, asking for drinks of water, even getting out of bed. Follow these guidelines to help with toddler sleep training.

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Toddler Activities: Fun Activities for Toddlers

Now that your little one walks and moves independently, a new world of play opens up. Watch and find out how to have some fun together!

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Crybabies: why do some babies cry more than others?

You might ask yourself why your baby cries so much. Here’s what you can do to soothe your baby and relieve your own stress.

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Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Toddler and Preschooler

Discover nutritious and healthy toddler snacks to feed your growing child.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Are you gearing up to celebrate Halloween with your family? Check out some ways to have a safe, fun-filled holiday with your little ones.

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How to Help Your Child Through Night Terrors

Different from nightmares, night terrors can be a scary thing for everyone in the house. Use these tips to help console your little one when they strike.

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Helping Your Toddler Speak Properly

Learning language and how to pronounce words is a big job for a child. Find out how you can help encourage your toddler’s speech development.

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