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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