Daily life with a toddler can be challenging for parents, but please realize that toddlers are in a developmental tug of war of being little kids who want desperately to be big kids and so it’s a time fraught with emotional meltdowns for them (as well as you).
If we as parents can keep our own emotions in check, we can actually help out those little fiery balls of independence more than we realize.
I’m sure you’ve heard of the Toddler’s Creed, but if not, please have a look, because in a humorous way this exactly describes where a toddler is both socially and emotionally. They are SO self-centered!
Setting the stage in toddlerhood will go a long way as your child matures into a preschooler and beyond.
Here are 12 Parent Tips to help you cope with the toddler years.
Consistency is key!