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Raising Toddlers

This Desperate Dad Is Trying To Ward off The Terrible Twos

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.14.2016 | Parents

Parents are familiar with “the terrible twos,” a frightening phase of toddlerdom. Now, this desperate dad is trying to find a way to prevent “th...

24 Tweets That Sum Up Life With Toddlers

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.19.2016 | Parents

Raising a toddler is a true test of patience, endurance, self-preservation and stain removal abilities. As a result, comedy is a welcome source of rel...

Things You Can Say To Both Your Toddler And Your Drunk Friend (VIDEO)

Meredith Masony | Posted 05.27.2016 | Parents
Meredith Masony

Living with a toddler is kind of like living with a tiny drunk person.

A Quick Tip to Defend Against Dawdling

Kelly Bourne | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents
Kelly Bourne

That's the thing with humour -- it has this magical ability to lighten the mood immediately. Changing a boring old parenting request into an invitation to play, we'd salvaged the morning and had a ball in the process.

The 5 Stages of Baby Fever

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 04.08.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Doesn't it seem like everyone around you is getting pregnant or having babies? There must be something in the water, and about 99.9% of us moms want to drink it.

What Happens When Parents Treat Adults Like Toddlers

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.06.2016 | Parents

Raising a toddler involves some specific practices that may seem very strange when applied to interactions with adults ... like, sniffing butts when y...

3 Lessons My 2 Year Old Has Taught Me About Life

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 03.25.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

My son has taught me so much about myself since I had him. He showed me how compassionate I could be for another human, and that my heart was actuall...

9 Things To Do When Your Toddler Is Driving You Nuts

Kelly Winder | Posted 03.30.2016 | Parents
Kelly Winder

While toddlers do have tantrums because they can't have or do what they want, I honestly believe they aren't driven by a desire to piss you off.

Hilarious Video Nails What It's Like To Go To A Restaurant With A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.16.2016 | Parents

Toddlers manage to complicate the most ordinary activities ... like going to a restaurant. In his latest "New Father Chronicles" video, dad La Guardia...

Let Them Play

Chelsey Wilson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Parents
Chelsey Wilson

I have spent many years around young children and if there is one thing I have learned about boys.... they will be boys. Full of life, full of adventure, but more than anything, full of energy.

Dad Laments The Beautiful Things His Toddler 'Took' From Him

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 01.19.2016 | Parents

Parenting involves a lot of sacrifices. In his latest "New Father Chronicles" video, dad La Guardia Cross shares what he's given up (or rather, what h...

What to Do When Your Toddler Throws a Tantrum... and You're About to Lose Your Sh*t

Vanessa Loder | Posted 01.07.2017 | Parents
Vanessa Loder

For me, meditation has become a tool that allows me to be present for some really difficult moments. Yes, I still lose my sh*t sometimes, a lot of the time, but I bounce back faster. I'm more resilient. And, I'm able to be kind to myself in the midst of losing my sh*t. That is the biggest difference.

7 Rules For Raising A Toddler, In One Chaotic Video

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents

As mom Esther Anderson aptly noted, "Toddlers don't come with an instruction manual." That's why she created a video with some helpful rules to keep i...

10 Messy Car Backseats That Could Only Belong To Parents

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 09.25.2015 | Parents

When you're in the chaotic throes of raising young kids, certain areas of your life may take a backseat ... like cleaning the backseat of your car. Ma...

29 Photos That Perfectly Sum Up Life With Toddlers

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents

Toddlers. They've been called a**holes, dictators and tiny drunk people. But mere words don't capture what it's really like to live with a toddler. We...

The 14 Stages of Going to a Restaurant With Kids

Janie Porter | Posted 07.28.2016 | Parents
Janie Porter

Let's be honest. If we're going to spend my husband's hard-earned money on a sit-down meal, I'm going to want to let it fully digest. That's not possible with toddlers. Let's go through the play-by-play.

Parenting, What's the Rush?

Jennifer Brenan | Posted 06.15.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Brenan

When we have our first baby there is anticipation, excitement and hopefully joy. But, there is another side to it. No matter how prepared we believe we are, nothing truly prepares you for the change that occurs to our lives.

Potty Training Psychosis

Melissa Charles | Posted 05.14.2016 | Parents
Melissa Charles

Of all the things I do as a mother, potty training is right up there as one of my least favorite tasks. The whining, the begging, the pleading... and then there's the kid.

The Many Reasons 'Toddlers Are A**holes' In Under 3 Minutes

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.08.2015 | Parents

A new book from Bunmi Laditan might be just what parents need to get through the vortex of exhaustion known as "the toddler years." With Toddlers Are ...

Why You Can't Eat Healthy If You Have a Toddler

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

My toddler son is pretty well behaved -- for a 2-year-old, that is. Sure, there are temper tantrums, and Lego pieces scattered throughout the house. But that's manageable. Our real battleground is around food -- and right now, he is winning!

Dear Friend (A Letter to Moms of Toddlers)

Kate Baer | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Kate Baer

I know there is a lot of great stuff out there about how you're supposed to carpe diem or not carpe diem or how we're supposed to stop yelling or cut ourselves a break. Here is what I want to say to you today.

Watch Toddler Playing Piano and Singing Disney Frozen 'Let It Go"

Maria Colaco | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
Maria Colaco

It's freezing cold in New York and no one ever wants to get out of bed in the mornings, except this 2-year-old! He's up at 6:00 a.m. everyday, which can be just cruel on Saturdays. Lately he's found a great way to wake up the rest of the family. This is the best alarm clock one can ever hope for.

A Letter to My Toddler

Shaney Vijendranath | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Shaney Vijendranath

I've realized that being a toddler is a tough job. Your hours are long and sometimes you end up working a double shift. I understand you have an image to maintain but today we need to chat about a few things that's on my mind.

New Year's Resolutions Of A 2-Year-Old

Rebecca Hubanks | Posted 03.14.2015 | Parents
Rebecca Hubanks

At a recent playdate, this gym-clothes-clad woman I call Mama was describing her Key Word for the coming year. She mentioned "Brave" or "Give" or "Whole." I like this idea, and so I too have adopted a word for 2015. And that word will be: NO.

20 Lies You Can (and Do) Tell Your Toddler Without Feeling Guilty

Chris Cate | Posted 01.17.2015 | Parents
Chris Cate

All of your friends are asleep. You like your medicine. I'm not going to tell you again. Mommy and Daddy think vegetables are delicious.