Learn more about the resources and ideas for toddlers.

Sassiness and the Toddler

2018-07-17T16:10:28+00:00

Q: My 16-month-old shook her finger and said, “No, no” in a sassy way after my husband told her “no” when touching something she shouldn’t. How do I correct the sass back at this age

Sassiness and the Toddler 2018-07-17T16:10:28+00:00

Family Tree Treasures

2018-09-13T21:18:41+00:00

By guest blogger, Susan G Mathis I’d just put my baby and toddler down for their naps when the phone rang. It was Mom, calling to chat. A few minutes into the conversation, she said,

Family Tree Treasures 2018-09-13T21:18:41+00:00

April Parenting Thought of the Month: Do You Have a Strong-Willed Child Or a Hidden-Willed Child?

2018-07-17T16:04:42+00:00

Google “strong-willed child” and you’ll find a plethora of articles and books about how to parent a stubborn, difficult, defiant and high-spirited child. Strong-willed children are defined as kids who defy, disobey and emphatically refuse—often

April Parenting Thought of the Month: Do You Have a Strong-Willed Child Or a Hidden-Willed Child? 2018-07-17T16:04:42+00:00

What’s the Secret to Family Devotions?

2018-07-17T16:06:39+00:00

As Christian parents, we firmly believe that one of the most important jobs we have is teaching our four children about our faith. For centuries, parents regularly engaged in the practice of systematically teaching their

What’s the Secret to Family Devotions? 2018-07-17T16:06:39+00:00

Reforming a Picky Eater

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: My 17-month-old son is very uninterested in eating most of the time. I am still nursing but I would like to start weening in the next month. However, I’m concerned because he doesn’t seem

Reforming a Picky Eater 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Should a Preschooler Have Chores?

2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

Q: What chores are appropriate for a four-year-old to start doing on a regular basis? A: This is a great question because it shows that you realize your four-year-old can—and should—contribute to the family’s upkeep.

Should a Preschooler Have Chores? 2018-07-17T16:07:34+00:00

A Toddler Who Hits

2018-07-17T16:00:17+00:00

Q: Our 27-month-old son who goes to a child care center in a Bible study once per week is hitting and pushing other babies in the class. He specifically hits the younger kids either with

A Toddler Who Hits 2018-07-17T16:00:17+00:00

Can a Toddler Learn From Consequences?

2018-07-17T16:00:17+00:00

Q: What is an appropriate way to punish a 17-month-old for being bad, i.e. deliberately disobeying when I tell him not to do something? Is time out appropriate for this age? If it is how

Can a Toddler Learn From Consequences? 2018-07-17T16:00:17+00:00