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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Is screen time actually bad for your kids?

How badly does screen time really affect our children? Not as much as you might think, say experts – and there are even some benefits, too This month the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially classed gaming...
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UK’s top 10 messiest toddlers revealed

They may bring chaos in their wake, but we can't resist a giggle when our messy toddlers are up to no good... (again) Whether they're caking themselves in food, jumping into muddy puddles or raiding...
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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...
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How to choose the right nursery for your child

It's a big decision during their early years, so how do you choose the right nursery for your child, asks Georgina Blaskey The inaugural day your child goes to nursery is the first milestone in...

Is your toddler going through a clingy stage?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her clingy daughter Q.) Our two-year old has suddenly started getting very clingy and is refusing to go to bed, which is not normal for her....
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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 –...
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How to tackle potty training

Time to ditch the nappies? Ensure you're well-prepared and you'll ace potty training, says Louise Pyne Mastering the switch from nappies to pants is a huge milestone in your toddler’s life, and as a parent,...

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...

Do you have a clingy toddler?

Throughout your parenting journey it's likely that your little ones will go through a clingy stage. Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her toddler… Q) My 20 month old won’t sleep in...

Expert advice on fussy eating

We ask parenting expert Kathryn Mewes one reader’s question about how to feed her child the right things How can I encourage my one-year old daughter to eat vegetables? It is a fact that all children...