Toddler Blogs

  • Toddler Found Holding Loaded Handgun During Routine Traffic Stop

    It takes a lot to shock police these days. It's rare, if not unheard of to be faced with what Chicago police found on one particular routine traffic stop.

  • It's Illegal to Sell Expired Baby Food in California and Other Head Shaking Laws

    Wasn't selling expired baby food always illegal? Apparently not. Until the dawning of 2012, it was apparently legal for retailers to sell expired baby food and baby formula in California.

  • Is Kourtney Kardashian Strange for Co-Sleeping with Her Toddler?

    On the premiere of "Kourtney & Kim Take New York" Sunday night, it was revealed that Kourtney co-sleeps with her toddler, Mason (who is just adorable), while her baby daddy sleeps in another room. This is not so unusual, nor, do we think, such a crazy thing.

  • One Toddler's Sudden Death Gives Life to Several Others

    Eric and Amanda Trant are mourning the unexpected death of their 18-month-old son, Dastan. However, they're also finding comfort knowing his death saved at least three people.

  • Autism Can Be Diagnosed at 6 Months

    A new study has confirmed prior studies showing that signs of autism can be detected in babies as young as 6 months of age.

  • Bedtime for Toddlers: Ten Steps to Sleep Without Tears

    The bad news is that some kids seem to be born good sleepers, and some don't. The good news is that falling asleep is a matter of habit. All kids can learn it. It may take some time to develop that habit, but your busy toddler can learn to put himself to sleep, and to stay asleep, eventually. Here's how:

  • When Your Toddler Starts Whining

    Whining is very common as little ones head into their second year. Babies who are beginning to toddle but not speaking much whine as a means of communication. They don't know that we find it irritating, and they wouldn't have the ability to communicate differently even if they did.

  • Managing the Work-Family Dilemma

    Working mothers are not all the same. Why then are 16 million working mothers treated as one undifferentiated group?

  • Celebrate World Down Syndrome Day!

    The United Nations has officially recognized March 21st as World Down Syndrome Day! For those with Down syndrome and the families who love them, it's a hard fought and much celebrated victory.

  • Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child

    Strong willed children can be a challenge to parent when they're young, but if sensitively parented, they become terrific teens and young adults. They're self-motivated and directed, they go after what they want, and they are fairly impervious to peer pressure.