Parenting a preschooler can be a joyous yet frustrating time. As your child grows, he or she is becoming more independent. But with this independence, comes fearlessness and stubbornness. Sound familiar? Don't worry, you will get through this challenging time. There are many parenting tricks to help you deal with the tantrums and other frustrating aspects of raising a 2- to 5-year-old. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about preschoolers, what you should expect in growth and development, when you should be concerned, and much more.
Healthy Eating Habits for Your Child
Learning healthy eating habits at a young age can reap benefits for a lifetime. Here are tips for teaching your kids about nutrition.
Take Toy Safety Measures
WebMD shares tips for choosing safe and appropriate toys for children.
Back-to-School To-Do List: Preschool and Kindergarten
WebMD offers a to-do list to help your preschooler or kindergartner get a head start on the new school year.
Stuttering in Children: Causes and Therapies
WebMD explains the causes of stuttering in preschool-age children and tells you when to seek professional help.
Is Too Much Television Really Harmful to Kids?
Is TV Really So Bad for Kids? Experts say it depends on what they're watching, and how much. And the key to keeping them safe and sound is monitoring their viewing, as well as your own.
Keeping Kids Safe
In a scary world, how can parents help kids protect themselves?
Santa Claus: Naughty or Nice?
Telling your kids that Santa Claus is real is a lie, but does it actually hurt them?
Helping Your Late-Talking Children
If your child seems to be a late talker, when is the time to seek help? What's normal?
Potty Training 101
Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton talks about toilet training strategies.
When to Introduce Potty Training
Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton talks about when to start toilet training your child.
When Parents Feel Guilty
Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton talks about parents feeling guilty about their parenting style.
How to Deal With Temper Tantrums
Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton has advice about how parents can handle a child's temper tantrum.