Siblings’ fights are common, squabbling and arguing is more or less a part of family life.
But perhaps that knowledge isn’t enough for you to keep your cool and stay sane.
Carry on reading and get some tips on how to keep the peace around the house.
It's a toddler's body that dictates when it's time to stay dry for a whole night. Until that happens, there's no point trying to hurry the process.
Is it time to say goodbye to nappies? Does it look like your child can tell when they are peeing or pooing? That's great! Here's how to go about toilet training.
It's a tricky time giving up the daytime naps - everyone's a bit tired and scratchy. But don't worry; after a while things will calm down and you'll find a new routine that works.
It begins with small portions of puréed food. The next step is chewing on more solid food, until eventually, you and your child are eating the same food.
Friendships are one of the most important things there are. But it’s not really until now your kid will actually make friends. It takes time to get all the skills you need to be a friend.
There are two key ways you can help your child develop language. One is to read to them a lot. The other is to talk to them.
A blast in the fresh air is just what you need to beat cabin fever. Here are some fun things to do outside with your preschooler.
Playing alongside other children is all you can expect from your toddler. At 18 months, they are still too focused on themselves to make really good playmates. But they can always practise.
No empathy to talk of, egocentric to say the least. The only part of give-and-take they can relate to is “take”.
But with time and practice they will learn the basics of how to be a good friend.
And you can help.
It is easy to forget each other when you become a parent as your baby takes most of your time and energy. What do you do to keep your relationship alive? Share your suggestions here.
From planning to flying. From packing to sightseeing. From expectations to reality. Here is your guide to traveling with your toddler – the great adventure!