It’s not just that your amazing toddler is soaking up skills these days: She also is learning to reconsider solutions from one problem she’s encountered and apply those to new tricky scenarios. Here’s why this matters so much now.
Even if your child has heard you reprimand her sibling for poking the dog, you can bet that once your back is turned, she'll take a swat at Spot. This week, learn how your little one combines skills in emotional eavesdropping and gaze following.
It's not that your toddler isn't listening when you tell him not to play with your phone. He's just trying to comprehend that you two have different wants—and he's trying to assert his! Learn more about the onset of your toddler's "conflict of desire."
Around this age, your child will complete various tasks for the first time. Because his language skills are emerging so rapidly right now, your proud toddler will learn words to accompany his new achievements. Read more!
Your toddler will need some planning and problem-solving time before he becomes adept at using everyday tools such as silverware and hairbrushes. Learn what your child's tool-use progression will be over the next few months.
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