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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Back to School Books to get Your Little One Reception Ready

Whether you're tot is starting their first day of reception or heading back to school, these books will get your little one term-time ready. September is fast approaching which can only mean one thing…back to...
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How to Help Your Toddler Settle in at Nursery

If your toddler is starting nursery for the first time, or returning to kindergarten after a summer break, we've got the top tips to help them settle in at nursery. Back to school season is...
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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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Back-to-school bugs and how to beat them

Children can catch all kinds of back-to-school bugs at this time of year. We spoke to two doctors from London Doctors Clinic about the main culprits to watch out for Symptoms of hand, foot and...
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Thomas and Friends relaunches with multicultural makeover

Children's TV programme Thomas and Friends is relaunching to introduce new "inclusive" gender-balanced and multicultural characters. While Thomas the Tank Engine was once content spending his days with the likes of James the Red Engine, Henry the Green...
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Top tips for coping with a fussy eater

In an extract from nutritional health coach Lizzie King's 10 Steps To Crack Fussy Eaters, here's five expert ways to turn your child from fussy to foodie... 1. Give kids true and honest information about food Instead of...
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Inspired by The Great British Bake Off? Here’s the best kids’ baking classes in...

If you're excited by the return of The Great British Bake Off, inspire your mini bakers too with our pick of the best kids’ baking classes and bakeries in London... Since the invention of the...
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Is it ever OK to swear in front of your children?

Half of UK parents think its acceptable to swear in front of their children, according to a new study. Recent research conducted by online parent community, ChannelMum.com, which surveyed 2,000 parents of kids aged 0-16,...
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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...

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...