Parenting & Child Development

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Coping with Toddler Whining

“Yogurt! Want some yogurt!” my son whines desperately, his little body bouncing up and down for emphasis. It’s 7 a.m., and my patience is already wearing thin. Toddler whining pushes…
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The Smart Way to End a Sibling Fight

It’s a fact of life: Even in the happiest families, sibling squabbles will sometimes arise. While fostering sibling cooperation and reducing sibling jealousy can often help minimize conflict overall, occasionally, toddlers will…
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Good News About Temper Tantrums

Temper tantrums? They’re so passé. Turns out, toddlers just aren’t living up to their terrible twos reputation. In a surprising new study, scientists found that fewer than 10 percent of…
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Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

Got a case of sibling rivalry? Here’s how some moms keeping the peace and strengthen their kids’ connections. “It’s a combination of keeping them together so they can learn to…
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What to do When Your Toddler Bites

By Nicole Pelletiere He’s red-faced, growling, and he’s ready to sink his teeth into another child’s shoulder. No we aren’t describing Dracula; we’re talking about your normally sweet, adorable toddler—who’s…
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