Toddlers

10 Best Interactive Books for Toddlers in 2019 (make learning more fun)

As your little one enters “toddlerhood,” you’ll probably notice that he or she is becoming increasingly interested in reading books (or more accurately, having books read to them). As you follow your child through this reading journey, you’ll likely come across what I think is one of the best parts of reading to your child – interactive books!   We are …

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7 Surprisingly Effective Ways to Deal with Toddler Tantrums

Meltdowns, fits, tantrums – whatever you call them – they are exhausting for everyone involved. However, they are a normal part of child development. They also happen to be great learning opportunities for both kids and parents. (Yay, I bet you’re happy to learn while dealing with a tantrum.) Dealing with tantrums is no one’s idea of a good time, and …

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10 Ideas for Lunch for Picky Toddlers (that they will actually eat!)

Let’s face it: most toddlers are picky as hell.   I can’t tell you how many times I’ve made lunch or dinner for my daughter only to have her barely pick at it, push it away, and say “all done!” when she clearly needed to eat more.   I hated doing it, but like many parents, I would give in and just …

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How to Survive the 2 Year Old Sleep Regression Like a Pro

You may have thought your little one’s sleeping problems were behind you. Waking up with a newborn guzzler is no joke, but now your bug-eyed toddler seems to be going through the dreaded 2 year old sleep regression. And like me, you could be waking up with a kid’s foot in your face. Although you may have thought this was the …

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The 7 Best Toys for 18 Month Old Toddlers (to REALLY Keep Them Busy)

At 18 months old, your baby isn’t such a baby anymore. Suddenly, you look across the room and your little guy isn’t toddling anymore… he is running! He is getting curious and into everything. It’s getting harder and harder to keep him entertained for long periods of time with his baby toys. Finding the best toys for 18 month old …

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How to Keep Toddler in Crib (and Keep Your Sanity)

Is your toddler constantly climbing out of his crib? When my son first climbed out of his bed (at 8 months old!) and tumbled to the floor, I starting searching the internet for “how to keep toddler in crib” to save my sanity and help keep my kiddo safe! As a parent, I do not look forward to transitioning to …

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The Perfect Toddler and Newborn Schedule: Tips for Managing Both

Juggling the transition from one child to two children can be a difficult task. These tips from a mom in the trenches will help you create the perfect toddler and newborn schedule and help you survive the newborn days!

If you are finding yourself expecting your second child, or (congrats!) you’ve already given birth. You may have found this article because you are in desperate need of some sanity! Fear not friend. As a mom to a rambunctious 2-year-old and a newborn baby, I am here to offer you some understanding, insight, and pro tips for creating the perfect …

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How to Teach Toddler to Read: The Ultimate Guide

Great readers start at an early age, and toddler-hood is a great time to start emphasizing the importance of reading and how much fun books can be. As far back as I can remember, I have LOVED to read. It has always been one of my favorite past times, and I have a large home library to prove it. As …

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