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Parenting a toddler can be challenging, to say the least. From the depths of separation anxiety to the joys of learning new words, this can be an anxious and exciting time. Finding the perfect balance of showing love and enforcing boundaries will result in your toddler's ability to thrive.
Every age is a great age, but the time your child is a toddler is special. This is the age he learns to walk, he learns to talk, and he begins to explore the world around him. You're all sure to have a great time watching him interact with the world around him. Enjoy!
Notably, many toddlers take a dive in the quality of their nutrition after introduced to finger foods. Many toddlers today are consuming high sugar juices and high fat, low nutrition foods. Find out how to get your toddler the vitamins and minerals he needs to thrive.
Toddlers love to play, especially with their mommies! You're their favorite playmate, because you're their favorite person. So go outside, or get down on the floor and play with your toddler. The memories you create will last forever.
Potty Training

Is your toddler ready to be rid of diapers? More importantly, are you ready?

Keeping our children safe is top priority of moms everwhere. Yet, sometimes it is difficult to know what resources are out there to help us accomplish our goals.
Toddler’s Health
Now that your toddler is mobile, it is sometimes harder to gauge his colds, viruses, and the seriousness of injuries. He is often too busy to notice. Luckily by now, you know your child well enough to determine when he's ready for a time out.
Toddler Bonding: Should I let my toddler sleep with me?

If your baby was raised in the “family bed”, and she is past her first birthday, it is probably a good time to transition her out. Why does your toddler need to sleep alone?

  • More sleep for everybody. Your or your spouse’s movements and noises may wake your toddler, which will in turn wake you. This amounts to a deficiency in sleep, which growing toddlers (and sane parents) need.
  • More sex and intimacy for you. Every marriage needs “couple time” and like it or not, most couple time happens in the bedroom. Your toddler needs a mommy and daddy that love each other and have a strong marriage. Regular sex or just cuddling and talking amounts to a more unified marriage.
  • Emotional stability for your toddler. Toddlers need to learn how to sleep independently to become emotionally stable children.

We’re not saying that your toddler should be banished to his room forever. Certainly he can sleep with you once in a while. Just try and move it to an exception, rather than a rule. He will be proud of his new found independence.


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