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?
It's common for toddlers to show a preference for either parent, and it will pass. Here are some ways to deal with it in the meantime.
Every now and then Milin has the ability to throw his toys out of the cot. Literally, figuratively, and in spectacular style.
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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Lately Miss A seems to prefer to be with other people rather than her dear old parents. Is this the opposite of separation anxiety?
Miss A It seemed to be trying for the world record of naughty acts in a single day. If there is such a record she's gone very close to setting a new one.
Miss A has developed a penchant for wearing one sock and one item of footwear around the house at all times.
Miss K and Miss A have an eventful time while on a day trip to Akaroa.
This video of two-year-old twins Nathaniel and Leon avoiding bedtime defines terrible twos.
After our son was born our 2-year-old daughter starting pulling her hair out, sometimes in handfuls. The doctor said to ignore it, but I can't.
Celebrity UK nanny Emma Jenner has listed five ways in which modern day parents are failing. I don't get a passing grade.
We didn't see it coming. Our little girl was a delight - but now my adorable angel has turned into a terror.
Miss A gives something up on the proviso that it comes back almost immediately. It's like an extreme version of a short-term loan.
Miss A's favourite mode of communication at the moment is pointing - and so far it's getting her what she wants.
Nothing joins parents in unity more than the tantrum. Here are eight things you need to know to tackle them.
What I say and what my toddler hears seem to be completely different things. Here's my attempt to decode the language barrier.
Weaning your child off the dummy can be a traumatic experience. Here are some tips to help you through.
As much as I try to understand why Milin's suddenly pushing the boundaries, I'm struggling.
You and your partner need to make sure you're on the same page when it comes to discipline.
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