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Your child would go through different phases of growths, and each phase has its own mysteries, rewards as well as challenges. Use this section on Toddlers to get up-to-date, time-tested, research-based advice and positive parenting solutions related to raising a healthy and well-adjusted toddler. As your toddler achieves a degree of independence, he or she may exhibit eating, sleeping or small health problems or behavioral issues from time to time that need to be dealt with and resolved in a loving and patient manner by parents and caregivers. On the upside, your toddler would be more expressive and generous with his love and attention and would expect and demand the same from you. There would be a degree of independence in terms of eating, going to the washroom and an active interest in playing and learning. In fact, the child is ready to go the preschool and step out in the world in a big way.

Delayed Speech and Language Development in Toddlers

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Delayed Speech and Language Development in Toddlers

Delayed speech and language development in toddlers is something that haunts many parents. Seeing their child struggling with words like “mama” and “dada” when other children of the same age are already chatterboxes causes many parents to panic and rush to pediatricians for help. But children learn at different paces. Although all children go through…

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Parenting a Child Who Has Intense Emotions

in Emotions and Behavior
Parenting for emotional child

Parenting a child with intense emotions can be stressful, especially when parents are not equipped with enough relevant information about the issue. Many children who suffer from anxiety disorders express intense emotions by throwing tantrums and crying hysterically at the slightest provocation. These behaviors can negatively impact the growth and development of a child; they…

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Will My Child Be Smarter If I Take Iron Supplements during Pregnancy? Effect of Iron Supplementation during Pregnancy on the Intelligence Quotient and Behavior of Children at 4 Years of Age: Long-Term Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial

in Emotions and Behavior/Research Findings
Iron Supplements During Pregnancy

Taking iron as a nutritional supplement is a common practice during pregnancy. In fact, it is recommended by most health institutions around the world. However, experts are divided about whether iron should be regularly administered to pregnant women. In some countries, pregnant women are routinely advised to take iron supplements, but in other countries, the policy…

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What to Do If Your Child Is a Picky Eater Prevalence of Picky Eaters among Infants and Toddlers and Their Caregivers’ Decisions about Offering a New Food.

in Healthy Diet/Research Findings
Prevalence of Picky Eaters among Infants and Toddlers and Their Caregivers’ Decisions about Offering a New Food.

Feeding a child can be a worrisome and difficult task. Although there are well-established feeding protocols that can be easily found on the Internet, the application of these protocols is not easy. When children begin to express dislike for certain foods, parents often avoid these foods so that they do not have to deal with…

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How Proximal Parenting Produces Children Who Are Emotionally Secure

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Proximal Parenting Tends To Produce Children Who Are Emotionally Secure
Proximal Parenting Tends To Produce Children Who Are Emotionally Secure

Proximal parenting is a parenting strategy that involves body-to-body contact and stimulation. According to certain studies, proximal parenting is commonly used by parents of low educational background and in rural settings. It is believed that proximal parenting stimulates natural reactions in infants. It also tends to create a sense of calm in children, especially in…

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How to Cope with Separation Anxiety in Children

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Separation Anxiety in Children and How to Cope with It
Dealing with separation anxiety can be a tough phase for both children and parents.

Parenting with love and limits becomes difficult if children start displaying signs of separation anxiety. Babies initially spend a majority of their time sleeping, but once they are six to eight months old, they become more aware of familiar and unfamiliar surroundings and start to recognize their parents and caregivers. At this stage, children may…

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Teaching Your Children the Art of Joy and Resilience: Responsive Parenting

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Teaching the Art of Joy and Resilience to your Child
Warm and responsive parenting helps you raise well-balanced and emotionally stable and resilient children.

Taking care of children’s physical health while also teaching them to be mentally strong is a requirement of parenting. You’re doing it right if your child has a sense of wonder and enjoyment and copes well with stress. Some people have an amazing sense of joy in life. They laugh freely and spontaneously, enjoy the…

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How Swinging Benefits Children: Positive Parenting Solutions

in Learning and Play - Toddler
Benefits of Swinging for Child
Swinging, in particular, is not just a fun activity but can be extremely therapeutic.

Besides being held, rocking is another integral movement that comforts babies. The rhythmic and gentle motions are a part of the positive parenting solutions that help parents soothe their babies. It also helps relieve colic in babies and helps parents put their babies to sleep quickly. Toddlers, and even adults, enjoy swinging and rocking sensations.…

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