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Best Friends Or Bitter Enemies: Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

By Nancy Da Silva

When you bring your first child home from the hospital, the whole family is abuzz with joy and anticipation. The first smile, first word, first step are all milestones that make your baby the center of attention. He revels in learning exactly what it will take to make his parents light up and shower him with affection. » Read more

When toddlers bite other children

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care

A worried mother asks, “Today at our play group my son BIT my friend’s daughter! My friend acted like it was a normal childhood problem, and told me not to worry about it, but I’m horrified! Why did my son do this? How can I prevent it from happening again?” » Read more

Toddler Tantrums: Dealing with Tantrums in Public

You may think that there’s nothing worse than your toddler’s tantrums, until your toddler has one in public. Then you have to manage not only an out-of-control child, but also the disapproving and not-so-sympathetic stares of strangers. » Read more

Toddler Bullies: Taking The ‘Play’ Out Of Playtime

By Nancy Da Silva

We all remember the schoolyard bully. Sometimes we were on the receiving end of their taunts and aggression, sometimes we watched as they teased someone else. Hopefully once we get older we no longer have to deal with bullies. But what happens when the bullying is now happening to our children and well before they even enter school? » Read more

Time Out & Your Toddler: When Can You Start?

By Nancy Da Silva

Ninety percent of the time when your toddler misbehaves it’s because he wants attention. Think about it. In your busy life, you do your best to fulfill the needs of your child, your spouse, your work and if you’re lucky, yourself. You love your child but you feed him, clothe him and bathe him as part of the automatic everyday routine of being a mother. » Read more

Tantrums, Fussing and Whining

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of The No-Cry Discipline Solution

If you ask parents to list the most frustrating discipline problems during early childhood, you would find that these three items appear on every list. All children master their own version of these behaviors – every parent has to deal with them! Controlling their emotions » Read more

Should Babies and Toddlers Watch Television

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Gentle Baby Care

So much television programming is aimed at young children. Much of it appears to be educational: teaching the ABCs and life skills. When is it appropriate to introduce a baby to television, and what do parents need to know about this topic? » Read more

Outsmarting Your Toddler – Best Discipline Strategies

By Nancy Da Silva

Parents who are afraid of disciplining their children and saying ‘no’ are creating a society of little terrors and down right brats. Then these same parents bemoan the breakdown of society. » Read more

Get Your Toddler to Cooperate

By Elizabeth Pantley, Author of Kid Cooperation

Toddlers and preschoolers require finesse to gain their cooperation, because they have not yet reached the age at which they can see and understand the whole picture, so simply explaining what you want doesn’t always work. » Read more

Dealing With a Clingy Toddler

If you have a 15- to 23-month-old, you may find yourself occasionally needing to explain to your friends, “No, I haven’t grown a third leg. That’s just my toddler.” Some toddlers are gleeful about their newfound ability to walk and can’t wait to break free from mom and dad. » Read more