It doesn’t take long to figure out that your parenting changes as your child grows. When you think about what you did as a parent of a newborn, think about how different it was from what you did with your one-year-old; and what you are doing today with your toddler.
When you understand your child’s developmental stage and provide the right kinds of support and nurturing, you are building a stronger family—and child. There are many sources of information about child development and parenting—check with your local librarian!
Here are some questions to ask about your toddler:
This is a challenging phase of development, but it will not last forever. Remember, your job is to patiently, consistently and lovingly help your toddler grow through it!