Toddlers can be a handful to take care of since they can get into a lot of mischief at their age. Parents should keep a close eye on their toddlers at all times to make sure they are safe and not getting into any troubles or dangers.

Praying with Your Toddler

By Rachel Paxton -- Meal time is always a good time to get your family together to pray, but I will always cherish the memories I have of praying with my toddlers before they go to sleep at night. Several months ago, one of my two-year-old twin sons started resisting going to bed at night. He also started waking up numerous times during the night crying and not wanting to go back to bed... more

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Tips for Flying With a Toddler

By Kathryn Lively -- Sometimes it cannot be avoided, taking a child under two on a plane for an emergency trip. Perhaps you have heard (or even experienced) horror stories of being trapped on a plane for two hours while a baby screeched the entire time. Maybe, too, you were the person who sat next to the harried mother as she tried to soothe her squirming infant... more

Top Tips for Toddler Shopping

By Sue Atkins -- I think it helps to remember that small children have limits. If you are shopping with toddlers, be alert to their needs: are they tired, hungry, overexcited by the noise and confusion, or simply in need of some fresh air or a reassuring hug? I don't think it's fair to expect toddlers to go from sitting in the car seat to sitting in their buggy for hours on end, so make sure you take breaks... more

Keeping Toddlers at Play

By Paul Banas -- Taking care of children is a high-stress job. Parents realize this today as they deal with their toddlers curiosities, their wishful natures and their short attention spans. So it's quite understandable when things get very frustrating. One simple and positive solution to this problem involves an approach through play. As a parent, you will find that learning to play with your children quickly yields its positive benefits:... more

Toilet Learning for Toddlers

By Paul Banas -- Toileting (or using the potty) is one of the most basic physical needs of young children. It is also one of the most difficult topics of communication among parents, child care providers, and health care professionals when asked to determine the "right" age a child should be able to successfully and consistently use the toilet... more