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: 

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....

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 –...
potty training

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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