Toddler Development

Toddler sleepingWhether you need help choosing the right nursery, ortackling those tricky toddler tantrums, consult our selection of expert advice and pointers on toddler development. We'll also keep up to speed on the latest feeding tips and tricks and help you monitor those all-important toddler milestones. Read our top stories on toddler development here: 

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British children receive almost £24million each year from the Tooth Fairy

New research conducted in line with National Smile Month reveals the cost of baby teeth has risen by over 43 per cent If you think the price of a cup of coffee in London is...

International Friendship Day: The five stages of children’s friendships

To mark International Friendship Day (30 July), Georgina Blaskey explains how we can help our children navigate the rollercoaster of playground relationships... Even as young as nursery age we may see the first seeds of friendship...
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Top tips for a stress-free summer with your toddler

Parenting coach, Sue Atkins, and Ella's Kitchen infant nutritionist, Claire Baseley, have listed their top tips to help make the whole summer experience with your toddler as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Top tips for a...
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Choosing the right childcare for your family

Struggling to decide on the best childcare for your family? Georgina Blaskey weighs up the options Deciding on the type of childcare that’s right for you and your little one depends on many factors –...

Could my child have sepsis?

Also known as blood poisoning (septicaemia), sepsis is the reaction to an infection in which the body attacks its own organs and tissues. Catherine Leong explains the risks and what signs to look out...
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How many of these white lies do you tell your kids to get them...

Parents will say anything to get their kids to eat...
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Win your very own summer book bundle from Simon & Schuster

We've teamed up with Simon & Schuster to give away a brilliant book bundle for your little ones... From ninja animals to hungry wolves and peckish pirates, Simon & Schuster has a perfect picture book...

How to prevent your toddler getting ill from nursery

Dr Sophie Niedermaier MD, consultant paediatrician at Richmond Practice, addresses why toddlers seem to get persistently ill from nursery Starting nursery brings a lot of exciting development for parents and their children. Unfortunately, there is...

Do you have a clingy baby?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her clingy baby... Q) I have a nine month old who is super clingy – he gets so angry and upset if I leave him for only...

How to help your child get the most out of early education

We asked Christine McLelland, headteacher at North Bridge House Nursery and Pre-Prep, to give us some advice on early education at nursery school Whether you’re a first-time parent or have done it all before, you no doubt...