Development FAQ: 24+ months – Tantrums

I have started having a problem with my 26 month old regarding tantrums. I have recently had a baby and she has been totally fine with it. The problem seems to be with her daddy. She doesn’t see her daddy at all during the week and so he trys to make weekends really special. The […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Tantrums

My daughter, who is nearly three is having an increasing number of tantrums, especially in the morning. Just getting her dressed and encouraging her to eat her breakfast is proving challenging. I the morning I need to drop her at her nursery in good time for me to get to work. How do I deal […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Sibling Rivalry

My toddler son of 2.5yrs is jealous of his baby sister. We have a two-and-a-half-year-old boy, and a nine-month-old baby girl. From about two weeks after the baby was born, our little boy has been desperately jealous and won’t allow me to pay any attention to the baby. It’s becoming a real problem and I’m […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Sibling Rivalry

My two daughters were born 18 months apart. The youngest has just had her first birthday. Over the past few months I have become increasingly irritated and concerned about our eldest daughter’s rough behaviour to her sister. She still seems unable to see the advantage of having a sister close to her in age even […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Sibling Rivalry

My son of 26 months seems to have adapted to the birth of his brother two months ago. We have involved him as much as possible in caring for the baby, which he enjoys, but sometimes his caring nature is rather over enthusiastic. His gentle stroking has become rougher and showing toys to the baby […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Behaviour

How do I stop toy throwing? My son is two and he is becoming a real terror. He throws his toys and anything else in reach down the stairs (over the gate). I’ve tried a whole variety of tactics – being nice, telling him off firmly, smacking his hand, shouting, confiscating the toys, and even […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Behaviour

Dealing with a sensitive child. What is the best approach to have with my two and half year old? My two-and-a-half year old daughter has always been a very emotional and sensitive child. She bursts into tears for the slightest reason. For instance, if she can’t find the right piece for the jigsaw, she falls […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Behaviour

Thomas, who is 2yrs 7mths won’t let me wash his hair. Since our son Thomas was about 18 months old, it has been a real struggle to wash his hair. He has always moaned, but now it has developed into a battle where he will kick and scream, especially during the rinsing stage. I have […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Behaviour

My three year old rules the house. My daughter Emily-Jo is getting worse by the day. It’s getting to the point that my husband and I are arguing about her all the time. She is constantly demanding things she wants, and never stops until we give in to her. This behavior could go on and […]

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Development FAQ: 24+ months – Behaviour

My 26-month-old daughter demands juice all day and has tantrums a lot. My daughter is, and always has been, very strong willed. She was a good eater up until the age of 13 months when she refused to be spoon fed. She was having 2 bottles of milk a day and slept all night and […]

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