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: 

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...

The real cost of sporting success

The real cost of sporting success - Inc. video featuring mum of mother of Olympic medal-winning gymnast Louis Smith below: Bringing up the next Lewis Hamilton or Andy Murray could cost parents an...

An Instrumental Decision

From tuneful tots to mini musicians, when you introduce your child to music, you bestow them with a gift for life. Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to...

Freedom to Learn

With the unprecedented population surge in recent years, the grassroots home education movement is simply thriving in Britain. Home schooling is fast becoming a viable alternative for many parents wishing to shun conventional education,...

Playground Mafia

Sarah Tucker explores the gossiping world of the playground mafia working under cover in our children’s playgrounds. Having spent most of the past ten years at some time of the day in a...

Community Values

The word community is banded about very freely, often meaning particular interest groups as in “the artistic community”, “the rural community” and in many cases, “the school community”.  The interesting question is what...