Once your child begins to walk, he or she is considered a toddler. Although toddlers are still very attached to their caregivers, they want to do things on their own and according to their own wishes. This sets the stage for conflict, confusion, and occasional breakdowns. There is a reason the toddler stage is also called the "terrible twos." Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about toddlers, how to handle temper tantrums, keep toddlers safe, help them grow, and much more.
Preventing Temper Tantrums in Children: Strategies and Tips for Parents
When do you ignore your child's temper tantrum? When do you take action? WebMD provides tips and strategies to help you navigate a normal childhood behavior.
Children's Cold Medicine: Safety Information
Children’s cold medicine safety information including FDA guidelines for child cold remedies and safe methods of relieving cold symptoms in kids.
Brushing and Flossing Children's Teeth
Get tips on brushing and flossing your child's teeth during infancy and beyond from the experts at WebMD.
How Much Sleep Do Children Need?
Wondering how much sleep your infant, older child, or teenager need? WebMD provides guidelines.
Breaking the Thumb-Sucking Habit
It's OK for infants and toddlers to soothe themselves by sucking a thumb or finger, experts say. But if that child enters kindergarten with his hand in his mouth -- it's time for mom and dad to intervene. Here's how to handle this common problem.
Make Your Kid's Bedtime Battle-Free
Experts share tips for establishing a bedtime routine for your children that will allow them to go to sleep easily.
When Kids Are Sick: How to Prevent Germs from Spreading
Want to prevent viruses from spreading in your home? These quick tips from the pros may help.
Are We Too Clean? Letting Kids Get Dirty and Germy
Should you let your kids get dirty and be exposed to germs? WebMD discusses this idea and the benefits and risks associated with it.
Keeping Toddlers Safe From Germs
Experts offer tips on how to keep your toddlers safe from infectious germs.
Parenting Toddlers & Common Mistakes
Dr. Hansa has tips on the biggest issues facing parents with toddlers
Strengthen Your Mom Muscles
Strong core muscles are crucial for moms who spend much of their time bending, lifting and toting children.
Baby Growth from 8 to 12 Months
As babies approach the one-year mark, there are major milestones in store. We have advice for keeping them happy and safe.
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Slideshow: Childhood Illnesses Every Parent Should Know
Croup, sore throat, glue ear and Kawasaki disease are among child illnesses parents must know. BootsWebMD has symptoms, pictures, and advice for when to seek medical advice.
Slideshow: Toddler Milestones -- Your Child's Second Year of Development
Daily showdowns with a toddler can be rattling, but there are plenty of exhilarating moments in the mix. Preview the highlights of baby’s second year with WebMD’s guide to the most anticipated toddler milestones.
Slideshow: 11 Common Causes of Skin Rashes
See causes of skin rash, irritated skin, and eczema. Find out what chemicals in your cosmetics and home could be causing your child’s itchy skin.