The Calm and Happy Toddler: Gentle Solutions to Tantrums, Night Waking, Potty Training and More

The Calm and Happy Toddler: Gentle Solutions to Tantrums, Night Waking, Potty Training and More

by Dr. Rebecca Chicot

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785040108
Publisher: Random House UK
Publication date: 09/28/2016
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dr. Rebecca Chicot has a PhD in Parenting and Child Development from Cambridge University. She’s been involved with successful documentaries for the BBC (Child of Our Time and Human Instinct) and has helped set up The Essential Parenting Company that has produced an award-winning DVD and app.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1 Toddler development 9

1 Every toddler is unique 11

2 Physical development 27

3 Language and social development 41

4 Emotional development 59

5 Cognitive development 79

6 Toddlers with special needs 93

7 The importance of play 107

Part 2 Classic toddler challenges 117

8 No! Emerging independence 119

9 Grr! Aggression 129

10 Waa! Fears and anxieties 139

11 Mine! Sharing and taking turns 149

12 Now! Instant gratification 155

13 Didn't! Fibbing, lying and hiding 159

14 Ouch! Risk-taking 165

Part 3 Common hurdles 175

15 Toddler 'manners' 177

16 Dummies, thumb-sucking and other props 183

17 Potty learning 191

18 Food and eating 207

19 Sleep 223

20 Tantrums and positive discipline 247

Part 4 Daily life with your toddler 257

21 Toddler relationships 259

22 Toddlers and technology 271

23 Toddler health 281

Final thoughts 292

Appendix 50 things to do before your toddler is 3¾ 293

Resources 295

Acknowledgements 297

Index 298

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