Some toddlers love to climb. You can’t take your eyes off them because if you do they’ll be half way up the nearest bookcase before you can stop them. Others have absolutely no interest in climbing at all, either because they are content at ground level or worried about falling, climbing just isn’t for them. […]
Life with Toddlers
Toddlers are exhausting. Lots of them still don’t sleep through the night and yet they are somehow able to run around causing chaos all day. You’ll need lots of energy and right toys to keep them occupied.
It’s a tricky stage where, while they are keen to be independent, separation can still cause lots of tears. We also found that it was the age our children started to get car sick so I’ve written some tips on how we coped with that.
What is a Danger Nap?
If you move in parenting circles you may have heard the term danger nap, uttered in whispered horror by mums and dads. You might even have experienced it for yourself. Personally, I was so frightened of them, I used to have nightmares that my toddler had taken a danger nap. But what is a danger […]
The Transition to One Nap
Having spent months getting your child sleeping through the night and into a good napping routine, the thought of making changes can be horrifying. At some point your toddler will need to make the transition to one nap and getting them to sleep less can actually be as tricky as getting them to sleep more. How […]
Choosing a Play Kitchen
Toddlers love play kitchens. It was always one of the most popular toys at toddler group and my children absolutely loved theirs. We kept it until they were 7 and 9 because until they age, it still got played with from time to time. If I’m honest, I was a bit jealous, I would have […]
The Best Construction Toys for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Construction toys are great for toddlers because they help to develop hand eye coordination, problem solving schools and also allow imaginary play. While basic wooden building blocks might be the obvious choice, there are lots of constructions toys for toddlers to choose from. If you’re interested in toddlers toys, you might also like our overviews […]