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Disciplining 2 Year Olds Boils Down To Understanding and Options

Has your toddler hit the “terrible twos” stage? This stage in life can be both fun and exasperating for parents.  Now, there is a major difference between a one and two-year-old. When a child is just a year old, they are exploring the things around them – learning how to walk, talk, etc. One year olds are regarded as cute and easy to pacify and entertain. Toddlers at age 2, on the other hand, are an entirely different matter. And, disciplining 2 year olds can be a real challenge. Your two year old toddler is a great big ball of energy and emotions. One such issue parents deal with at this time is the temper tantrums they throw. Many parents wonder what the best way is to handle their toddlers.   Understand Your Toddler When it comes to your two-year-old, you must first understand them. Remember, they do not have […]

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2 Year Old Tantrums: 3 Reasons Why Your Toddler Loves Throwing Them!

2 year old tantrums are something that all parents are quite familiar with. Whether your child is the best behaved on the block or the biting, hitting toddler that everyone can hear coming from a mile around, all children will have a temper tantrum at some point in their life. While this can be disheartening for parents who have read every book on the planet and pride themselves on knowing all the techniques for child rearing, it is perfectly normal for your 2 year old son or daughter to throw tantrums. . . and often. Raising a 2 year old is hard business. It can be trying on the body and mind. Every parent knows that it can be difficult to handle raising a tiny tot whose temper seems to be worse than the Hulk! These terrible tantrums can make even the most patient mom or dad lose their cool, […]

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How to Handle the Terrible Twos? 3 Ways To Turn Terrible Into Terrific!

When it comes to how to handle the terrible twos, the books that we trust have great theories on rearing children but the terrible twos are far too diverse to be shoe horned into one successful method. In fact, sometimes it is the simplest tips that are shared parent to parent that can have the most impact and show the most results.   Emotions Run High While they only last a while – the terrible twos are, well, terrible. But that terror for parents is always riddled with little victories that make the hard times easier to handle. Emotions can run high for your baby once he reaches his twos. He may develop a temper and react to stress in ways you wish he didn’t . . . but this is just all part of growing up and your little guy still has a very long way to go. When […]

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Parenting Toddlers Discipline: 3 Tips To Tame Them!

Parenting toddlers discipline and more . . . when it comes to taming your toddler it seems like there is just so much to consider. With all the methods, books and tips on the market there just isn’t any one sure fire way to tame the little monster in your two year old. Whether your toddler’s issue is his temper or the simple fact that he wants to wear his Halloween costume to the supermarket . . . when it comes to the issues of tiny tots parents know that raising two year olds isn’t always an easy task. Wired for Wonder While it seems like a lot to take in at once especially if you are a first time parent, toddlers really aren’t out to drive you crazy or send you to the therapist for Tuesday and Thursday visits. Your toddler is simply wired to be, well, wired. The […]

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Tantrums at Bedtime: 3 Ways To Turn Your Bedtime Beast Into A Sleepy Puppy!

It seems that when it comes to your toddler, throwing a fit about watching his favorite show, getting one more glass of water and hearing just one more story are the things that tantrums at bedtime are made of. While all of this may seem like new territory to first time moms, veteran parents know that this behavior isn’t just cliché . . . it’s downright normal. Children in the second year of life are just notoriously, well, sometimes a little bratty and unfortunately it’s just the nature of . . . nature. What it means to be a Toddler The first thing to realize before you try to tame the bedtime beast is that your son or daughter is hard wired to explore the world. When bedtime comes around it can be really hard for your little guy or girl to stop playing and that’s not just because it’s […]

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