Toddlers learn new skills and test boundaries ever day. This can make for some trying moments. Learn how to encourage good behavior, handle tantrums, and keep your cool. Back to Articles Related Articles Disciplining Your Toddler Reeling in your active little one can be tough. But setting limits now helps prevent bigger problems down the road. Read More Teaching Your Child Self-Control Tantrums and outbursts can rile even the most patient parents. Helping kids learn self-control teaches them how to respond to situations without just acting on impulse. Read More Temper Tantrums Temper tantrums range from whining and crying to screaming, kicking, hitting, and breath holding. Get the facts on managing - and preventing - temper tantrums. Read More Safe Exploring for Toddlers Toddlers are learning to talk, to walk and run, and to assert their independence. For many in this age group, "outside" and "play" are common requests. Read More Screen Time Guidelines for Babies and Toddlers Not sure how much screen time is appropriate for your baby or toddler? Get advice here. Read More Toddlers at the Table: Avoiding Power Struggles By anticipating problems and offering choices, you can teach your toddler healthy eating habits and avoid power struggles about food. Read More Toddlers: Learning by Playing It might look like just child's play, but toddlers are hard at work learning important physical skills as they gain muscle control, balance, and coordination. Read More My Toddler Hates Vegetables. What Can I Do? Do your toddler's veggies end up on the floor or cold on the plate? Try these tips. Read More Helping Your Toddler Sleep (Video) Many parents struggle to get their toddlers to sleep. Get advice on how you can encourage sleep and promote habits that last a lifetime. Read More Learning, Play, and Your 1- to 2-Year-Old Kids go from babies to toddlers during this time, from first steps to walking well. They also make major strides in language and communication. Read More Your Child's Development: 1.5 Years (18 Months) Doctors use milestones to tell if a child is developing as expected. Here are some things your toddler may be doing this month. Read More Your Child's Development: 15 Months Doctors use certain milestones to tell if a child is developing as expected. Here are some things your toddler may be doing this month. Read More Separation Anxiety Teary and tantrum-filled goodbyes are common with separation anxiety, which is a perfectly normal part of childhood development. Read More Handling Picky Eating in Toddlers (Video) Make mealtimes more pleasant and less stressful for everyone by learning how to handle a picky eater. Read More Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor. © 1995-2021 KidsHealth®. All rights reserved. Images provided by The Nemours Foundation, iStock, Getty Images, Veer, Shutterstock, and Clipart.com.