Toddler Development

Toddler milestones: Independence

It can be hard when your baby starts spending more time away from you. Equally, it can be worrying if your toddler won’t let you go.  Here’s what to expect from this development stage. What happens when my toddler starts becoming independent?   As your toddler grows, you’ll notice they want to do more things […]

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Baby milestones: sitting up

Sitting up gives your baby a different view of the world. It’s a crucial stage in the journey to crawling and walking. When does sitting up happen? Your baby will be able to sit propped up or supported by cushions from birth. But he has to learn to be able to hold his head up […]

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A guide to caring for toddler skin

Toddler skin is more resilient than a newborn’s but still needs special care. Here are some tips for keeping your child’s skin healthy. As your toddler grows, their skin becomes more resilient, but it’s still much more delicate than an adult’s, meaning it needs special care.   Here are some tips for keeping your child’s […]

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How to teach your toddler to share

As your toddler starts playing more with other children, the issue of sharing can come up. Here are some tips for encouraging sharing skills. Many toddlers have trouble sharing, and while it’s perfectly normal, there are things you can do to help them through this phase and discover the benefits of sharing with friends and […]

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Tummy Time

With your baby spending so much time on their back while they sleep, they need some tummy time while they’re awake! Most of your baby’s vital developments occur when they’re on their tummies.   Lying on their back is the safest position whilst they sleep, so during the day they need to spend some time […]

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7 ways to prepare your toddler for a new baby

You’ve been there, done that and are probably more excited than anxious for the arrival of a new baby – but your toddler might not feel quite as enthused. Here’s a useful guide to help you and your toddler prepare for your new arrival. Breaking the news   Toddlers don’t fully understand what it means […]

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Baby milestones: crawling

Crawling is the first real milestone towards independence. Your baby is likely to develop her own method of getting around – and it’s not always the most elegant. When does crawling happen? For many babies it happens on average at around 7-9 months, but it can be either earlier or later. And some infants miss […]

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5 common fears toddlers have and how to deal with them

Toddlers are starting to understand the concept of fear and becoming aware of dangers. Here are some tips to help you deal with 6 common toddler fears. Fear of the dark and monsters   Your toddler is at a stage in their development when they can’t yet separate reality from fantasy. In a dark room, […]

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Baby milestones: walking

When does walking happen? It varies from baby to baby. Most will probably walk at between 12 and 15 months. But some may walk as early as 9 months, while late starters might not get on their feet unaided until they’re 17 or 18 months old. Your baby will do it at his own pace. […]

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Tips for home safety

If you are leaving your home to visit family for holidays please make sure you leave you home safe for your return. Jakarta Police Public Relations have given you some tip so you feel safe leaving your house: 1 . Before leaving your home make sure all windows and doors are locked. 2 . Disconnect […]

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