Chat, Play, Read: Top 10 Tips

These top ten tips are being used by the Department of Education to help parents interact more with their pre-school children. Which ones are YOU using?

How do you stop a toddler running off? (Raising Toddlers #26)

To stop a toddler running off firstly, explain about staying safe then ask your toddler lots of questions about what they need to do when you’re out.If your toddler can’t speak very well you give them the answers too. ‘So Max, when we go to the shops, where do you need to stay? (Yes, you […]

How can you teach your toddler not to interrupt when you’re talking? (Raising Toddlers #25)

To teach your toddler not to interrupt, firstly teach your toddler to put their hand on your arm when they want to interrupt.Explain to your toddler that it’s ok to want your attention, but it’s polite to let you finish what you were saying, and then you’ll be happy to listen to them. So you’re […]

What can you do if your toddler hates hair-washing? (Raising Toddlers #24)

Does your toddler scream and cry over hair-washing? Help your toddler learn to cope with having their hair washed using these three effective strategies.

How can you help your toddler to stop sucking their thumb? (Raising Toddlers #23)

Breaking the habit of thumb-sucking can be really hard. Follow these three guidelines to help your toddler learn to keep their thumb out of their mouth.

How can you stop your toddler winding up a new puppy? (Raising Toddlers #22)

If you have a toddler and you’re getting a puppy use these three strategies to help your toddler learn the rules and make sure that both your toddler and puppy stay happy and safe.

How can you help your toddler adjust to a new baby? (Raising Toddlers #21)

The arrival of a new baby can upset your toddler. Use these three top tips to help prepare your toddler for the new baby and help them deal with not having your full attention.

How can you help a toddler deal with the death of a pet? (Raising Toddlers #20)

The death of a pet may be your toddler’s first experience of death. Help them deal with the sadness, and come to terms with the loss, using these three strategies.

How can you tackle fussy eating? (Raising Toddlers #19)

Even fussy eaters can learn to eat normal food. Help your picky eater learn to eat fruit, vegetables and family meals using these three simple tips.

Should the Government Ban Smacking?

Elizabeth discusses on Sky News the UN resolution to ban smacking in the UK. Should children be the only group of people who are not protected from physical violence in the UK? Do children have a right to a violence-free childhood?

How can you get a toddler to sit at the table to eat? (Raising Toddlers #18)

Does your toddler keep getting down from the table? Here are three effective ways to help your toddler sit at the table for the entire mealtime.

How can you stop a toddler saying ‘no?’ (Raising Toddlers #17)

Is ‘no’ your toddler’s favourite word? Here’s how to break the habit and get a more toddler who is more willing to cooperate and do as you ask.

How can you get your toddler to sleep in their own bed? (Raising Toddlers #16)

If you’re tired of trying to sleep with a wriggling toddler in your bed, here are three top tips to get them sleeping in their own bed all night. Bliss!

How can you discipline your toddler without using the naughty step? (Raising Toddlers #15)

If you’ve realised the naughty step isn’t working for your toddler, here are three ways to discipline your toddler that are more effective, and less punitive.

How can you get your toddler talking clearly? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #14)

Does your toddler say things only you can understand? If your toddler gets frustrated trying to communicate with other people, here’s how to get your toddler to say the words clearly.

How should you tell your toddler you’re pregnant? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #13)

Having a new baby can be exciting, but it is good to prepare your toddler well. Use these three important tips to get it right.

How can you get a toddler to give up their dummy? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #12)

It can be really hard for a toddler to stop using a dummy. Use these three tips to help your toddler ditch the dummy for good.

How do you get your toddler into a good bedtime routine? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #11)

Here are three simple steps to get your toddler into a good bedtime routine, and ways to help them remember what to do.

How do you potty train a toddler without getting stressed? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #10)

Potty training can be a nightmare. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are fun ways to get your toddler using the potty, and still stay sane!

How can you get your toddler sleeping again after an illness or holiday? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #9)

If your toddler has started waking again in the night, after an illness or vacation, use these three simple strategies to get them sleeping through the night again.

How can you stop your toddler hitting? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #7)

It’s infuriating if your toddler hits you or other people. Three top tips to help your little one learn to keep their hands to themselves.

How can you help your toddler feel less upset when you leave them? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #6)

Do you have a toddler who cries every time you leave them? Help settle your toddlers’ separation anxiety using these three useful strategies.

How do you get your reluctant toddler into their car seat? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #5)

Use these three simple-yet-effective strategies to help your toddler get into their car seat calmly and happily.

How can you stop your toddler throwing things? (Video Tips for Raising Toddlers #4)

Is it possible to stop a toddler throwing things? Use these three strategies -exactly what to say and do – to help your toddler learn to stop.