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The Rules for Sharing, According to Toddlers

Can you imagine how overwhelming you would feel if you had to defend all your possessions?  In a toddler's mind, if someone else is holding their beloved teddy bear, it no longer belongs to...

When to Worry About Temper Tantrums

Toddler tantrums are a normal part of two year old development, but if the outbursts are severe or happen too frequently, they may be an early indication of emotional problems. Your child should have fewer...
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What Your Toddler is Thinking Before a Tantrum

Toddlers do act crazy during tantrums, but they think YOU’RE the crazy one. While your two year old’s communication skills are developing, they can’t tell you how they feel, ask for help, or express frustration...
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The Toddler’s Creed Poem & Rules of Possession

Every toddler has two favorite words: "No" and "Mine." Watching your little one claim every train, grab another child's blankie, and break down in tears at the playground sandbox is tough for parents.  Imagine...
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Mine! Why Your Two Year Old Can’t Share

It’s perfectly normal if your two year old isn't sharing with others. Children are simply not developmentally ready to share until around age three. Children are very egocentric at this age and everything is...
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Kicking and Screaming: Is it Really a Tantrum?!?

A temper tantrum is an uncontrollable release of anger, lasting longer than a few minutes. Screaming, throwing, yelling, hitting, crying, biting, and head-banging are all hallmarks of tantrum behavior. Understanding why young children are prone...

Tantrum Survival: How to Handle (and Avoid) Tantrums

Here are some ways to lessen the number of temper tantrums your child has, to respond to a tantrum when it happens, and to help your child learn more about his feelings and healthy...
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Your Talkative Two Year Old – Child Development Overview

The gentle age of two (24-30 months) usually provides a brief, yet calm period for parents, coming between disequilibrium at 18 months and the more difficult and demanding age of 2 1/2 that will...

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