Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Tantrums

Can the terrible twos begin early? My 16mth old son has begun to have tantrums already. Can the “terrible twos” begin early? My 16-month-old son was very easy as a baby, but he seems to have changed overnight. There are times when I have to say “no” to him, as he wants to get into […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Tantrums

Over the past few weeks my 15-month-old daughter has had several tantrums while we are out shopping. I find it so embarrassing to have her kicking and screaming and feel that everyone is looking at me. I have tried to calm her down, but this makes things worse, and it is often not clear what […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My 17 month-old has started biting other children when at nursery but not at home. I have a 17 month old little girl, who attends a very good nursery 3 days a week. She is extremely happy there and likes the interaction she has with the other children. However, over the last 3 months she […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My 14-month-old son loves to be very noisy. My 14-month-old son constantly bangs everything together. I try to keep items, such as spoons, out of reach, but he will use anything he finds. He will hammer on tables, doors and even the TV screen. I have tried buying him a toy drum, but he is […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

How can I stop my 17-month-old from biting? At almost 17 months, my son has taken to biting my nanny and I when he doesn’t get his own way. He has been on CLB routines since birth. He sleeps well, loves being in his cot and on the whole is a happy toddler. But when […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

How do I stop my 1-year-old wriggling and protesting at nappy changes? I wondered if you could give me some tips on how to combat my constant struggle to dress or change my 12-month-old. I’ve never seen anything like it! Every time I change his nappy he struggles and screams and will not keep still, […]

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Development FAQ: 12-18 months – Behaviour

My son of 16mths is aggressive with other children both at home and nursery. My son is consistently aggressive with other children at nursery and at home. He is a lively and boisterous boy, often starts off playing well but then starts to be aggressive, seeking others to pull over by the scruff of the […]

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