12 Parenting Skills To Raise A Toddler

Sharing is caring!

A child between the ages of 1-2 years is generally identified as a toddler. The toddler stage of childhood starts when the baby begins to walk, begins to talk, and begins to understand things.

Toddler stage can be really difficult because toddlers have limited speech capability, limited understanding, limited rule following ability. If you say NO to a toddler he might understand what you exactly mean, however, he might be unable to follow NO because his brain cannot properly distinguish between YES or NO.

It is difficult to create a five point guide to raise or parent toddlers, however, tips on parenting toddlers might be a help to the parents who have toddlers or have babies who will soon become toddlers.

Stop complaining

Your toddler may not follow you, but this does not mean you should start complaining. When you make complains, your toddler’s ego will be hurt. You should never hurt your toddler in front of other toddlers

Encourage your toddler to take reasonable risks

Risk taking is good for personal development, you should encourage your toddler to rake reasonable risks. Reasonable risk means letting him play in the park by himself all the while watching him from a certain distance.

Let him do his own struggle

Struggle is an important mantra to succeed in life, don’t make things easier for the child. Let him do his own struggle. For instance, let your child eat by himself or wear slippers if he wants to.

Listen to your toddler

When your kid wants to say something, don’t ignore him. Stop what you are doing and actively listen to him. Don’t interrupt, express your opinion only after he stops.  If you listen to your child, it will be easier for you to understand him ming.

Talk to your toddler

Don’t wait your child strike the communication. Ask him questions, encourage him to ask a question. More you talk to your child, better will be his communication skills. Talking to the child also helps in the development of analytical thinking.

Control your emotions

If you express extreme emotions (anger, frustrations etc.) in front of your child, your child is likely to copy that (believe me, children are good at imitating). Never show your anger or frustration in front of your toddler.

Let them imitate

Human beings learn by imitation, in fact, imitation is the first learning method. Encourage skill development through imitation. For instance, you can teach your toddler how to use a spoon by letting her watch you while eating.

Show Love

Children are not very good at deciphering the meaning behind the words. Therefore, a simple “I love you” does not mean anything to them. Show them your love through hugs, kisses, or gifts.

Spend quality time

In order to understand your child, you should spend quality time. If you spend quality time, you will also develop a friendship. If your toddler is playing with his toys, you should participate in the game, if your toddler is watching rhymes, you should stay next to him watching rhymes. Spending time together creates a deep bonding.

Give them interactive toys

Interactive toys can not only entertain children but also help them learn so many things. Things like building blocks will help them learn alphabets and numerals.

Create interesting activities

Boredom grabs children easily. The toy they loved a week ago will no longer interest them. Create interesting activities. A simple thing like bathing a dog can be very interesting to children.

Go for gardening

Toddlers love to play with mud and water. Take them to the garden and help them sow the seeds, water the plants etc.

Author: Dear Daddy

Dear Daddy is a writer and publisher for Daddy Blog: Parenting Tips For Fathers. I'm a father of two girls and Educator for 20+ years. I love being a father, although it does have it's challenges. Let's help each other out!

65 thoughts on “12 Parenting Skills To Raise A Toddler

  1. Very nice blog and I love the way you explained all things in detail, Surely this will help one be a good and understanding parent and will be win-win for both parents and kids.

  2. That tip about controlling YOUR emotions is huge. Toddlers can be frustrating sometimes because? Because you don’t know what they are trying to communicate to you. The toddler is just as frustrated and may behave in a way that makes you upset. Don’t overreact. Remember. You were once a toddler too!

  3. We, as parents, need some advices to raise our skills to help our children to raise. Thank you for your information.

  4. This is really a very useful blog. I have read all the details of the blog and i find it quiet intresting and useful and i would like to suggest to read the details of this blog .

  5. This is extremely an exceptionally valuable blog. I have perused every one of the points of interest of the blog and I think that its calm interesting and valuable and I might want to propose to peruse the subtle elements of this blog .

  6. wow this page is amazing guys. It is very helpful . I love it as it provides all the necessary information of parenting skills to raise a toddler.

  7. After reading your blog post I browsed your website a bit and noticed you are not ranking nearly as well in the search engine as you could be. I possess a handful of blogs myself and I think you should take a look at speed rank SEO. You will find it a very good tool that can help you rank on the top of search engine, just search speed rank SEO on google. Keep up the quality posts

  8. I was a father and this will help me a lot to understand my child.i really get some tips and advise from this post thank you for sharing this.keep it up!

  9. This content is interesting and helpful to soon to be parents. We all have amazing stories raising our children. One thing for sure its a journey and better understanding ways proper care to our children.

  10. This is very helpful and knowledgeable for every parent in this world, we are thankful for this blog, raising a kid is not easy job that you think and this ones helps us a lot.

  11. Yes, complaining isn’t a solution. We should try to be calm and patient with kids and as they are special they do take more time.

  12. I am a mother of four lovely kids and I believe 100% raising kids to become excellent is absolutely not an easy one, thanks for this brilliant article for helping all the mothers out there be reminded of the golden rules on how to raise a well-disciplined and happy children.

  13. My brother recommended I would possibly like this web site.
    He used to be totally right. This publish actually
    made my day. You can not consider just how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  14. Heya i’m for the first time here. I found
    this board and I find It really useful & it helped me out a lot.
    I am hoping to present something again and help
    others such as you aided me.

  15. Admiring the commitment you put into your blog and in depth information you present.
    It’s awesome to come across a blog every once in a while that isn’t the same old rehashed material.
    Fantastic read! I’ve bookmarked your site and I’m
    including your RSS feeds to my Google account.

  16. Hello There. I discovered your weblog the usage of msn. That is an extremely well written article.
    I will be sure to bookmark it and return to learn extra of your helpful information. Thanks for the post.
    I will definitely return.

  17. Every weekend i used to pay a visit this web page, as i wish for enjoyment, as this this website conations genuinely fastidious funny data too.

  18. You need to take part in a contest for one of the highest quality
    sites on the web. I most certainly will recommend this website!

  19. Howdy are using WordPress for your site platform? I’m new to the blog world but I’m trying to get started and set up my own. Do you require any coding knowledge to make your
    own blog? Any help would be really appreciated!

  20. I think this is one of the most significant info for me.
    And i’m glad reading your article. But want to remark on few general things, The web
    site style is ideal, the articles is really excellent : D.
    Good job, cheers

  21. Just want to say your article is as surprising. The clearness to your submit is simply cool and i could think you’re a professional in this subject. Well along with your permission let me to take hold of your RSS feed to stay up to date with forthcoming post. Thanks one million and please carry on the gratifying work.

  22. My brother suggested I might like this website. He was totally right. This post truly made my day. You can not imagine just how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  23. A person necessarily help to make significantly posts I might state. That is the very first time I frequented your web page and up to now? I amazed with the analysis you made to make this particular post amazing. Fantastic process!

  24. Thanks for these tips. One thing I additionally believe is that often credit cards featuring a 0% apr often lure consumers in with zero rate of interest, instant approval and easy internet balance transfers, nevertheless beware of the most recognized factor that may void your 0% easy road annual percentage rate plus throw you out into the poor house rapid.

  25. Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you could do with some pics to drive the message home a bit, but other than that, this is excellent blog. A great read. I will certainly be back.

  26. Hello my family member! I want to say that this article is awesome, nice written and come with approximately all significant infos. I would like to see extra posts like this .

  27. You actually make it seem really easy with your presentation but I to find this topic to be really one thing which I feel I’d by no means understand. It seems too complicated and very wide for me. I’m taking a look forward for your subsequent submit, I’ll attempt to get the grasp of it!

  28. I have observed that in the world the present moment, video games are definitely the latest rage with children of all ages. There are occassions when it may be extremely hard to drag your son or daughter away from the activities. If you want the best of both worlds, there are numerous educational games for kids. Thanks for your post.

  29. hi!,I love your writing very a lot! percentage we keep up a correspondence extra approximately your article on AOL? I require a specialist in this area to unravel my problem. May be that is you! Having a look ahead to see you.

  30. Hey There. I found your weblog the use of msn. That is a really well written article.
    I will be sure to bookmark it and return to learn more of your useful
    info. Thanks for the post. I’ll definitely return.

  31. Hi, i think that i saw you visited my web site
    thus i came to “return the favor”.I am trying to find things to improve my website!I suppose its ok
    to use some of your ideas!!

  32. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so much about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a bit, but other than that, this is fantastic blog. A great read. I will definitely be back.

  33. I simply want to say I am just newbie to blogging and site-building and absolutely liked you’re website. Most likely I’m likely to bookmark your blog . You certainly come with exceptional posts. Thanks a lot for sharing your web page.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *