Category Toddlers

Guildelines On Choosing a Bed For Your Toddler

Mark Wealth When your baby is about a year, he starts becoming a toddler. This is about the time you should help him transit from a crib or your bed to his own bed. Are there guidelines to choosing a

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Tips to Help Your Kids Get Along

All parents dream of a wonderful relationship between their children, but disagreements are unavoidable between siblings. Children are likely to fight over toys and tease one another. Despite a parent’s best efforts, sibling rivalry is a natural part of growing

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7 Ways To Discipline A Toddler Without Spanking (Part One)

By Ndidi Adekunle This particular age group is known for endless energy, self-centredness, and stubbornness. Now, it’s not as though our ‘angels,’ particularly set out to be mean. Let’s just say they’re ‘testing their boundaries’ and are in the process

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Tried & Tested Tips to Wean Your Toddler Off Breast Milk (Part One)

Chiomah Momah Breastfeeding can be an extremely rewarding experience for mother and child, but like most good things, there’s always an end in sight. While some babies self-wean, others are more resistant to weaning, especially toddlers who are older and

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How To Discipline Your Toddler: 1-3 Years

Your toddler will naturally be curious about a lot of things in life, that will occasionally get her into trouble. Don’t get upset all the time, because they are learning about the world they live in, and it is called

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Beware: These 5 Things Can Hurt Your Kids

There’s no shortage of unusual ways a child can get hurt. You can safely child proof your house, or keep your children under strict supervision, and they would still find ways to get injured. Here are 5 strange ways that children

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8 Things To Expect When Baby Number 2 Comes Home

The love and care you have for your children is priceless. There is however something magical about having your first child. Then before you know it, another soldier joins the army. Every child is different in their own way, but

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8 Things Only Mothers Of Boys Understand

Children are blessings, little droplets of heaven some might say. That is true, without a shadow of a doubt. When a woman is blessed with 3, 4, 5, boys. She’s an amazon, because she is living in a world of

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A Year after he was Rescued by Danish Aid Worker Toddler Branded ‘Witch’ Starts School

A year ago, Danish aid worker, Anja Ringgren Loven rescued a skinny 2-year-old toddler and named him, Hope after he was accused of being a ‘witch’ by his family and abandoned to starve to death (read here) in Akwa Ibom State, in January 2016. Yesterday,

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7 Things You Should Never Say to Your Child

There is a wise saying that goes, “ be careful with your words, once they are said they can only be forgiven, not forgotten”. As adults, we can testify to the truth of these statement. Once words are said, its hard

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5 Hilarious Times Some Kids Embarrassed Their Parents

Like the popular Tv show, Kids say the darnedest things, believe it or not, they do. Some of their innocent outbursts might lead to some very embarrassing situations that might leave you bashful and at the mercy of your child’s tongue, or might

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8 Things Not To Worry About When You Have A Toddler

When we were younger, I remember my grand-mum telling us repeatedly ‘worrying is like a rocking chair that gives you something to do, but gets you nowhere’. I never really understood it, until now. Having a toddler, a very active toddler

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5 Reasons Your Toddler Won’t Nap

Toddlers are probably one of God’s cutest creations, when they aren’t making a fuss that can send you over board. Nap time or sleep time, can be one of those periods, when your toddler, might not be as cute as

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Dad Gets Unexpected Results After Trying To Make His Baby Triplets Smile

An Australian father of five in Melbourne, Bart Paino who tried to make his triplets smile with a ‘daddy monster’ impression ended up with the opposite of what he bargained for. In the video the dad filmed and shared online, Paino is seen

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Diarrhoea in Toddlers: Home Remedies & When to Call the Doctor

Diarrhoea entails the passage of loose or watery stools and may be accompanied with other symptoms such as vomiting and fever. It can be deadly in children below 5 if not promptly managed or treated as it may lead to

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Shola Judah, mum to Nifemi: How I Potty-trained My Toddler

Nifemi’s older sister was potty trained at 22 months and I wanted her to also have the bragging rights to say she was potty-trained before 2!  Also, she was to start nursery school in September and I wanted her out

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10 Things Not to Do When Your Toddler Throws a Tantrum (Part 1)

Dolapo Marinho My sister came visiting recently and told me about how her daughter had thrown an epic tantrum in public. “Dolapo…that child wanted to disgrace me at the American embassy.  But you know what, I showed her who was

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9 Fun Ways to Keep Your Toddler Distracted Apart From TV

It’s common these days to find toddlers endlessly glued to TV screens as parents capitalize on its alluring effect to keep their energetic tots calm and entertained while they do something else or get some ‘me’ time. Though toddlers are

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6 Tips to Encourage Your Toddler to Write

Writing is a fundamental part of a child’s education. You can start teaching your child to write as soon as he knows how to hold a crayon. However, your child’s interest in learning and how fast he learns to write

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New Study Reveals Danger of Giving Children Below 2 Antibiotics

A new study conducted by a team of scientists at the universities of Colorado and Pennsylvania has revealed giving children antibiotics before they are two years old increases the risk they will become obese. The team who performed a large

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8 Things Every Parent Goes Through When Dealing With Toddlers

One of the biggest desire of your toddler is to control you. While you cannot allow your toddler be the boss, you will have to make some room for occasionally rationalizing with your toddler but you must choose your battles

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See Trending Twitter Photos And Video Of This Adorable Little Girl

A twitter user, @mobidEE posted a video of his adorable niece, Habiba Ramlah. She was recorded “chastising” her older sister while waving a stick in her face. In the video she was saying “Am I playing with you? Am I

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5 Ways To Prevent Constipation in Toddlers

Dolapo Marinho A friend once told me a story about how as a toddler, she got such a bad bout of constipation that her mum had to use tweezers to literally unplug her from her ordeal! It became their family

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Hearing Milestones: Check These Signs That Your Baby Has No Hearing Problems

Chiomah Momah While in some hospitals a newborn’s hearing is usually tested, it is however important to check your babies hearing at different times.  To determine how well our babies hear there are some hearing milestones which can be very

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3 Ways To Get Your Picky Child To Eat

Top It! Toddlers are into toppings. Putting nutritious, familiar favourites on top of new and less-desirable foods is a way to broaden the finicky toddler’s menu. Favourite toppings are yogurt, cream cheese, melted cheese, guacamole, tomato sauce, applesauce, and peanut

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