The Battle of the Milk: Toddler always wins.

The Battle of the Milk: Toddler always wins.

Each of my three children have their own versions of stubbornness. My littlest one is giving me the most run for my money – at least that is how it feels right now.   She is a toddler getting ready to rule the world, but first she  needs to conquer me!   She loves her chocolate milk. She loves her chocolate milk very early in […]

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Video Lesson: How to Help your Toddler through Separation Anxiety

Video Lesson: How to Help your Toddler through Separation Anxiety

Tired of separation anxiety? Take this 5 minute video lesson and get tips from a child therapist on how to help your child through separation anxiety. Click here to get started. For 20% off the video course How to Parent Your Anxious Kids click below: For more articles on toddler anxiety follow Anxious Toddlers Pinterest board: Follow Anxious Toddlers’s board TODDLER – Anxious toddlers on Pinterest. […]

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Interview with a Toddler Stalker

Interview with a Toddler Stalker

In this rare and exclusive interview, we finally get to talk to a toddler stalker and hear what he has to say about his mother’s accusations! Reporter: Your mother calls you a toddler stalker. What do you have to say about that? TS: What mom calls her kid a toddler stalker? I mean seriously! Isn’t that just a bit inappropriate. I think she needs to […]

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Traveling with a Toddler Who is Nervous

Traveling with a Toddler Who is Nervous

Traveling with a toddler can be a very exhaustive, tedious experience, but add a nervous toddler to the mix and you may swear off traveling completely! Trust me – I have been there! Although nothing will make your trip completely stress-free, there are a few steps you can take when traveling with a toddler to at least stack the deck in your favor! Prepare your […]

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How to Help Your Toddler Sleep

How to Help Your Toddler Sleep

Sleep issues are the most common toddler problem I see in my child therapy practice. Toddler sleep can be an ongoing issue because they just won’t sleep! They fight going to sleep, they fight staying asleep and they don’t get enough sleep. It also seems like they instinctually know that we, as parents are the most vulnerable when they threaten our own sleep!   This […]

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Dear Mommy & Daddy, from your Anxious Toddler

Dear Mommy & Daddy, from your Anxious Toddler

Dear Mommy and Daddy, It’s me, your anxious toddler. I know I don’t normally have the words to explain my behavior and at times I probably really frustrated you. I am sorry. I frustrate myself too. I am not trying to be difficult and I am not a bad kid, but sometimes things just get overwhelming.   Like in the mornings when you ask me […]

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A Step by Step Guide to Help Toddlers Express Their Feelings

A Step by Step Guide to Help Toddlers Express Their Feelings

With all the other milestones our children have to meet – like potty training and eating – we forget the important emotional milestones our toddlers need to conquer. When toddlers have a hard time expressing their feelings they are more likely to get frustrated and aggressive and can lash out at those around them.   How many of us have observed our little angels turn […]

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End Your Child’s Fear of the Dark with These 9 Sure Fire Tips!

End Your Child’s Fear of the Dark with These 9 Sure Fire Tips!

Fear of the dark is a common and typical fear for most children. Fear of the dark usually starts to crop up in toddlerhood. When children’s cognitive abilities expand – so does their imagination! For some kids, this fear never goes away.   Some kids are more seriously affected by their fear of the dark. Children who tend to have an anxious personality can be more debilitated […]

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Causes of Toddler Anxiety

Causes of Toddler Anxiety

In my private practice, parents have often asked me what are the causes of toddler anxiety. They look to possible trauma or poor parenting as the origin. They confess all of their parenting mistakes – mistakes we have all done at one point or another. The truth of the matter is, there doesn’t have to be a cause for your child’s anxiety – anxiety runs in […]

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