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: 

Struggling with potty training

We ask parenting expert Kathryn Mewes one reader's question about potty training Q: My two-year old son has zero interest in being potty trained. We have tried lots of different approaches - training seats, musical...

Genetics partly to blame for fussy eating

A new study has unveiled that genetics are partly responsible for fussy eating in children Any worried parents concerned that they’re solely to blame for their child’s picky eating habits can rest assured – a...
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News: Laughter May Boost Learning

We all know laughter is the best medicine, but a team of French scientists has discovered humour appears to help toddlers learn.

The new style of potty training

Make potty training that much easier with the brand new, award-winning LumiPotti that has a motion-sensitive night light

Friends or Foes

Research on sibling relationships shows that siblings influence our personalities more than parents, friends and teachers do. Parents need to coach their siblings how to get along, avoid rivalry and build positive and warm relationships.  My...

Give Your Child the Gift of Confident Communication

Talking Tips for Kids is a new website and free App that gives parents innovative new tools to help their child get a head start in the communication stakes. peech and Language Therapist Fiona...

Advice: Preventing Tantrums From Taking Over Your Life

Tantrums are often the only way toddlers have of expressing themselves, so try to understand how frustrating this must be for your child

Child Development: A Problem Shared

We’ve all heard ‘he’s a bit slow’ or ‘she’ll do it in her own time’, but are they fair comments? Dr Ari Mihailidis, an expert in child development, sheds light on these fascinating first stages

Giving your toddler a kick start in learning

eni is a child psychologist with a successful coaching practice in Hampshire. She has over 25 years’ experience and is the author of What Children Need to be Happy, Confident and Successful,...

Primary Concern

As a new year of reception children start school, Lianne Kolirin asks whether five – or in many cases four – is too young to start in formal education. A child’s first day at school...