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The Everything Toddler Book: From Controlling Tantrums to Potty Training, Practical Advice to Get You and Your Toddler Through the Formative Years

3.32 of 5 stars 3.32  ·  rating details  ·  53 ratings  ·  10 reviews
The toddler years are an exciting and rewarding time, as your child learns to stand, walk, say words, and use the potty for the first time. Yet, along with all of these incredible milestones come all sorts of daunting parental challenges-from continuous cries in the middle of the night to the first boo-boos to erratic eating habits to public temper tantrums. What is a pare ...more
ebook, 34 pages
Published December 18th 2008 by Adams Media Corporation (first published March 1st 2002)
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Kathleen Garber
This was an awesome toddler handbook. This is a long review. If you don't want to read the whole thing, scroll down and scan for the bolded parts. These are the most important points.

Chapters are: One Giant Leap for Baby, Communication Coups, Growing Bodies, Brain Power, The Road to Independence, Potty Proud, Safety First, Doling out Discipline, Food Fiesta, Sleepy Time, Fun and Games, Parenting Tricks and Tips and Super Toddlers There is also an Appendix of what toddlers should be learning at w
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Rachael
There was some really good and useful advice, which I will absolutely incorporate into my parenting style. But there were also some heavy-handed portions with "recommendations" for cloth diapering and co-sleeping that, while I agree work for some people, are not things I would expect to be preached at from a book where I was looking for phases and stages advice. Those are more things I would expect from a book geared towards newborns. At this stage of the game, I imagine parents have likely alre ...more
Lydia
Lots of quick little segments--covering everything (just like the title said). My biggest problem was that it dealt more with the infant side of toddlers than with the older side. My girls are 1 1/2 and barely 3...I wanted something a little more their age.
Mandie
This was okay. I only read part of it and it explained a lot of things, but didn't give many idea on how to deal with toddler behavior. I really liked the Parenting with Love book better.
Kathleen Sharp
I loved the fun and games section! It gave me lots of good ideas for things to do with my one-year-old. The chapters on bedtime and potty training were helpful as well.
Dawn Williamson
Sep 21, 2009 Dawn Williamson is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
A good reference book. It's not pretentious and doesn't have unrealistic helpful tips. It's been a good "check-in" source for me just to make sure I'm on track! ;)
Rachel C
If you've never been around toddlers, or just need to remind yourself of some common sense ideas, this is the book for you.
Tricia
Decent advice, but pretty basic. Nothing "new" here, but it is a good reference for simple ideas.
Victoria
Useful, but not revolutionary. I think I could have figured out most of this on my own.
Kelly
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