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Toddler behaviour

Is belly bacteria making your child cranky?

If your child has more bad belly bacteria than good, you could be in for a rocky ride. But that’s not the whole story – there is plenty that you can do to help.

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Using routine to manage behaviour

We all know routines are an important part of child development, and can contribute to how children behave.

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Are we using time out in the most effective way?

'Time out' has been considered an appropriate behaviour strategy for many years. But are you using it in the most effective way?

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Communication is the key to toddler discipline

The toddler years are difficult time for parents and caregivers, famous for “terrible twos” and the inevitable tantrums that come along with it.

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Understanding why your child hits

It is common for young children to hit others as a way of expressing their feelings of anger, upset or frustration. Luckily, it is possible to understand the motivation behind a child's hitting behaviour, and put in place strategies to make the behaviour stop.

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Top tricks for helping your child transition from cot to bed

The decision to move your child from a cot to a bed is a big one. My Light have provided a few pointers that will help with the transition.

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How to recognise and support sensitive periods in your child’s development

Recognising sensitive periods in your child’s development may be easier than you think. Have you ever wondered why your child wants to repeat the same song or story a million times? It may drive you crazy, but these are classic symptoms of sensitivity.

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Advice on toddler biting

Many babies and toddlers go through a stage of biting. It can be a difficult time for parents because it may cause them embarrassment in front of others (if the child bites someone else), physical pain, or a complete sense of helplessness in trying to prevent it.

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Toddler attention seeking behaviour

Huggies provide some quick ways of dealing with negative toddler attention seeking behaviour.

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Understanding toddler behaviour

As toddlers mature and begin to explore the world they will experience a whole new range of emotions which may be difficult for them to manage. Your toddler may need your support to help manage some of these behaviours.

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Creating cooperative children

Hear the three key skills required to encourage cooperation in your children. As your children become more cooperative, you will have more clarity, less stress and your family with be calmer and happier.

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Emotional trainer wheels: managing toddler behaviour

So here’s what will help me – your listening to me! Acknowledge what I am feeling; show your understanding of my distress. Don’t take it personally. I still have my trainer wheels on for learning emotional self-regulation and I suspect you do too as a parent.

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Raising toddlers: How to stop tantrums

Hear simplistic and effective guidance on raising toddlers, including how to stop tantrums by Karen Phillip, one of Australias' leading Family Therapists and Parenting Experts.

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