Toddlers

why-toddlers-think-out-loud-talk-to-themselves

Why Toddlers Think Out Loud and Talk to Themselves

Toddlers usually talk to themselves and their toys. Here's why toddlers think out loud and why it's totally healthy.

The Marshmallow Test Notes Delayed Gratification Improving in Preschoolers

That's according to new findings on the marshmallow test, a long-standing study of young kids. What's changed, and how can parents teach kids self-control?

Why Toddlers Love Making Messes

Got a hot mess situation on your hands? There's a reason why toddlers love to making major messes. Find out why and how to manage it.

How to Help Kids Overcome Bad Dreams

Bad dreams are inevitable. Here's how parents can help young children through the stuff of nightmares.

Why is My Potty Trained Child Regressing?

Wondering, 'Why is my potty trained child regressing after being on track with toilet training? A local doc weighs in.

Competitive Games Help Hone Kids’ Lying Skills

That's according to a new study, but it isn't necessarily a bad thing, researchers say. Here's why.

Tips to Improve the Relationship Between Father and Son

A recent study found that dads of toddler boys aren't so attentive. Find out why and get tips on how to work on your relationship between father and son.

Gross Motor Skills: Key Milestones for Toddlers

What milestones should your child meet and when? Get the scoop from a local pediatric psychologist.

Toddler Nutrition: Understanding What’s Healthy

Five tips to help improve your young child's food smarts in the transition from baby to tyke.

How Toddlers Pick Up Biases from Parents

Kids as young as 4 start developing biases – just by watching mom and dad.
Toddler temper tantrums

Toddler Tantrum Dos and Don’ts

Tips on how to put a stop to your little one's temper tantrums and public meltdowns – or prevent them from happening.

Helping Toddlers Adjust to a New Sibling

Baby No. 2 is a big deal to little kids, who often feel jealous or confused. Parents can help toddlers adjust with solo time and other tips and tactics.