Toddlers can be so fickle. They'll launch a 10-minute rant about needing Play-Doh now, and within four minutes, they're done with it. You love that your toddler lives in the moment, but why can't she hold her horses? Welcome to toddler impatience!
When you see your toddler slap her friend's head, you're horrified. But she looks at you blankly. Take a breath, Mom: Staying calm (by remembering that your little one isn't really out for blood) means modeling good behavior for your child.
Though it may be hard to hear that your teeth-baring toddler's behavior is normal, our pediatrician says just that. Read how biting plays a role in your child's developing communication skills, and what you can do about it.
Have you started thinking about how to discipline your child? Our pediatrician offers simple ideas for introducing the concept of time-out to toddlers and handling their frustrating (but age-appropriate!) behaviors.
To spank or not to spank? Chances are many of you were spanked as children, and in many homes the spanking cycle continues. Find out if spanking is really an effective and positive form of discipline for your child.
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