Toddler

Toddler

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How to deal with a tantrum

When your child is packing a tantrum, take a deep breath and try not to focus on how it makes you feel.

Coffee

Why 'no kids' policies are absurd

I have a confession to make: I'm one of those bloody mothers who takes her bloody children to cafes.

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The little girl who always smiles

Ellie Topliff turns two in February. It will probably be her last birthday.

awatea, miss a

The first sentence

Miss A has uttered her first proper sentence and it goes down in history as: "I done a poo."

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Playing with your kids

Not everyone truly enjoys 'playing with their kids', and many parents feel like they don't do it enough.

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Toddler milestones

It is important to realise that a child’s developmental progress does vary greatly, and is not a race.

NAP TIME

Toddlers: 13 to 15 months

It's all happening now... your little baby is becoming a toddler. Read on for some helpful advice on some of the changes you can expect in the next three months. What an exciting year you have ahead.

Caring for toddler kid

I'm not a toddler person

OPINION: I enjoy about a quarter of my time with them, and even that estimate may be high.

Kiran family

Parenting and teamwork

If teamwork is important to marriage, it's crucial to parenting.

Health & nutrition jasmin chug

On the move

While most babies crawl at around nine months, Jasmin is 13 months old. She's faced some challenges but has worked hard to get mobile.

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Antibiotics tied to childhood obesity

Children who are given antibiotics as toddlers are at higher risk of obesity, according to new research.

Education & play miss a, awatea

Kindy girl

I've been searching for an activity Miss A can do to mix with other kids, then Miss K's teacher said I could bring her along to kindy.

PEEKABOO

Peek-a-who?

One dad took the element of surprise too far when he shaved off his bushy beard during a game of peek-a-boo.

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Building blocks of success

Blocks, puzzles and other hands-on toys teach kids skills that set them up for success later in life, according to research.

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The ultimate travel stroller

If, like me, you've just gone with a cheapie umbrella stroller as your default, you'll be amazed by this reasonably priced travel stroller.

Behaviour dummy

Ditching the dummy

When is a child too old for a dummy? My daughter who is 2, still uses one and cries when I take it away. If she is too old, how to I get her to stop?

MISS A, AWATEA

The ultimate warrior

Miss A reminds me of the WWF wrestlers as she climbs up onto the corner of the couch and launches herself onto Miss K below.

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