Toddler

Toddler

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miss a, awatea

Coping with a bolter

Miss A no longer shuffles along. Both feet leave the ground now giving her much more speed.

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.

milin

Toddler tantrums

Every now and then Milin has the ability to throw his toys out of the cot. Literally, figuratively, and in spectacular style.

Nightmare

Afraid of the dark

Bedtime should be a time when kids feel safe and secure, but as kids' imaginations start to grow, so do their fears.

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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.

miss a, awatea

Tears and trepidation

Miss A is collecting the bumps, bruises and scars of early childhood and learning that you can't trust everyone, including me.

Education & play thomas the tank engine

A Thomas obsession

This is the first time Milin's become so enthralled by a story that the merchandise that goes with it has become a big part of his life

Milin and Jasmin

Big days out

If you're planning a day out with a toddler and a baby you need to be organised. Here are Kiran Chug's top tips.

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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

Moments of mischief

How do children know how to do take the utmost advantage of a parent's distraction?

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