Toddlerhood is a time of tremendous growth and development. It is also a time of tantrums and conflict. Knowing what constitutes ‘normal’ toddler behaviour will help you accept and respect this and go a long way towards effective, guilt-free and realistic parenting. Your toddler learns through his senses – understanding his sensory world remains the key to ensuring optimal development and stimulation.
This book addresses your toddler’s:
brain and sensory system and how that sensory input affects him
signals indicating sensory overload and;
After the success of her first book, Baby Sense (co-authored with Megan Faure), Ann Richardson has produced this very useful guide to address the development of toddlers. In Toddler Sense you will find useful algorithms to monitor all aspects of your child’s development. It has a ‘no mess, no fuss’ approach and tells you how to:
provide stimulation without overload
solve bedtime battles with age-appropriate sleep-training
discipline with love and a sense of humour and;
follow a sensible approach to toilet training
The first part of the book addresses some of the most common and often frustrating issues that parents of toddlers have to contend with. The second part is divided into five age bands from 12 months to 4 years old, with guidelines and practical advice on the ongoing care and development of your child.