True Toddler Tales “My Toddler Gets into Everything!”

Call him “Joe On-the-Go.” From morning to night (luckily punctuated by a few all- important naps), Joseph Arthur Anderson keeps his parents, Patricia and Larry, on the alert. “He’s always been curious, but once he started walking at 13 months, his explorations increased exponentially,” says Patti, who lives in Cincinnati, Ohio. Their basic strategy is … Read more

Budding Sexuality – Guide to Your Toddler

Your Growing Toddler (Chapper1): Physical Development: HOT TOPIC: Budding Sexuality Nose, eyes, ears, belly button—toddlers love to learn the names of things. So expect your child to ask what her genitals are called. Out of surprise or embarrassment, parents often are tempted to use made-up names or to ignore the subject altogether. Most experts advise … Read more

From Baby to Toddler

Physical Development – Your Growing Toddler (Chapter 1) Once your baby learns to pull up and walk (or “toddle”), the world will never look the same to her. Nor will she look the same to you. The snapshot you take on her first birthday will show a round-cheeked plumpkin whose rubbery legs dangle from the … Read more