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Social & Emotional Development in your Toddler

Social & Emotional Development in your Toddler

… As your toddler matures, their social skills grow. They begin to recognise, exhibit and feel … , but as a toddler they are now able to point or use words for what they want. As they begin to mingle … . By around 24 – 36 months your toddler develops their own set of friends and likes … – you may have heard them say the word ‘no’once or twice. Social connections help toddlers learn how … to relate to others, develop trust and work through challenges. Your toddler is learning …



Toddler Language Development

Toddler Language Development

… Language milestones depend on your toddler’s genetic abilities and the environment in which … they are exposed to. Some toddlers are happy to babble away, while others wait until they have mastered … your toddler’s speech takes off with a few simple and efficient words with meaning such as finished … with meaning. Your toddler will repeat their favourite onomatopoeias (words that imitate sounds to a specific … 18 months your toddler uses up to 20 more words with meaning but understands and recognises many …



Language is fundamental to a baby's development

Language is fundamental to a baby's development

… and voice. They work with people who have difficulty communicating because of developmental delays … isn’t using a range of words by 18 months; your toddler is frustrated by not being able to speak … to or be understood by others; your toddler has trouble understanding what you say; your toddler does … not engage in simple games with you or understand your gestures/signs; your toddler stutters; your … toddler has an unusual voice (e.g. it sounds husky); your toddler isn’t trying to join words together …



Feeding a Fussy Toddler

Feeding a Fussy Toddler

… If you thought feeding your baby had its challenges, then eating with a fussy toddler is going … to be even more amusing for you. By the time your baby becomes a toddler at the age of 12 months … months your toddler is able to chew well and swallow food that they lift to their mouth … as there is always the risk of choking. By around 18 months, your toddler is able to bite off the right amount … – 36 months your toddler is able to move their jaws well in order to adjust and chew on larger …



Understanding toddler behaviour

Understanding toddler behaviour

… The toddler years may be a challenging time for parents. As toddlers mature and begin to explore … . Your toddler may need your support to help manage some of these behaviours. What to remember … about toddlers They are finding out how exciting the world is and how everything works … their limits and capabilities These points are a normal part of toddler development and may cause parent … concern. A common response from toddlers is “no!”. This can give the impression that they don’t …



The importance of choosing the right childcare

The importance of choosing the right childcare

… they are discovering around them. Your toddler, while in care, will love getting to know their teacher, who … is trained to encourage child-led play. This developmental stage plays a vital role for healthy brain … with respect and love. The play-based experiences a toddler has in daycare are where the real … : Allow your toddler to explore and experiment in indoor and outdoor learning environments Develop … your toddler’s early problem-solving skills and resilience in and away from home Help your toddler form …



Paediatric food allergies: What you need to know

Paediatric food allergies: What you need to know

… more commonly with an older infant or toddler. Methods of diagnosis for these children will also … refusal in toddlers! This is a very common and this session offers parents some reassurance and some … strategies to assist them in managing a toddler with a 'fussy' palate. Find out more about Greenslopes Private Hospital at Greenslopes …



Your guide to starting toilet training

Your guide to starting toilet training

… Toilet training your toddler may take time and patience. This is a developmental step and will only … happen when they are ready. The following guide aims to share information around when your toddler … through this developmental stage. A child is considered to be toilet trained when he or she … resource you may choose to use in your parenting. When is toilet training possible? A toddlertoddler has developed voluntary control of the muscles that controls the bladder (urethral sphincter …



The Importance of Early Education in the Early Years

The Importance of Early Education in the Early Years

… weeks to 1 year old) Platypus Nursery 2 (1 year to 2 years old) Koala Toddler (2 years to 3 years … old) Kangaroo Toddler (3 years to 4 years old) Advantage Preschool Program (4 years to 6 years old) Find out more about Oz Education here …



Top tips to help your baby's development

Top tips to help your baby's development

… to a walking toddler. This momentous achievement depends on muscle development and the growth of the brain … to lift up the head is a baby’s first and most important developmental milestone. Babies that are placed … about on all fours is an important developmental step. The movement stimulates left and right brain … . A toddler truck is another great way to provide early walking support. Praise and encouragement … or as late as two years. Your baby is unique and will reach the developmental milestones at his own pace …



Bringing Baby Home: Why Baby Needs a Sun Hat

Bringing Baby Home: Why Baby Needs a Sun Hat

… a happy hat wearing toddler and child. Getting baby a sun hat right from birth is the best way … to avoid later saying “my toddler just hates wearing a hat, they always rip it off!” The best time …



21 tips to help my dad connect with me

21 tips to help my dad connect with me

… Pick up your baby and start following some of these ideas. Your toddler Your toddler needs nurture … their feelings and help them deal with bad feelings. All the developmental stages of childhood growth have … their joys and challenges. Your child’s developmental milestones will challenge both you and your …



Why messy play & mark making is important in early development

Why messy play & mark making is important in early development

… keep a toddler happy for ages! Here are a few things you can try: Coloured rice – simply grab some … to the wall which encourages older toddlers who are standing to reach up, again developing those all …



Safe and comfortable sleeping tips for newborn - 5 years

Safe and comfortable sleeping tips for newborn - 5 years

… natural arm movement whilst still containing the startle reflex d) For an older toddler, allows for leg …



How to make mealtimes fun with a high chair

How to make mealtimes fun with a high chair

… YOUR BABY Start including your baby or toddler in food preparation, baking and cooking - it can … to involve babies and toddlers in the kitchen: Let them try and mix the bowl Give them taste-tests … of the ingredients Ask toddlers to do easy steps, like washing the fruit and vegetables Explain … the recipe steps to them as you follow them Teach toddlers how to set the table, or give them … recipes to hold their attention span Involve toddlers in choosing recipes and meal ideas MAKE …



16 Incredibly Cool Facts About Your Baby

16 Incredibly Cool Facts About Your Baby

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