115 Best Parenting & Babysitting Tips For Toddlers

115 Best Parenting & Babysitting Tips For Toddlers

Parenting & Babysitting Tips (1-Year-Old CHILD)

Parenting & babysitting tips for babysitters and parents.

  • (1)  You must focus on the diet of your kid
  • (2)  Kids of 1 year of age crawl on the belly so you must take care that floor is smooth and clean
  • (3)  You must clear all the path where your kid crawls
  • (4)  Remove obstacles so that they can freely navigate through the house
  • (5)  Keep “pinching/pointing things” away from them
  • (6)  Keep them away from strange things, and people
  • (7)  Kids of one year try to climb the stairs so you must help them and take special care
  • (8)  Help them in their struggle to walk
  • (9)  Take care when they sit
  • (10) Take care when they pull things to stand
  • (11)  Give some independence while you dress them
  • (12)  You must be happy always in front of them
  • (13)  Don’t let them gaze at a thing for a long time
  • (14)  Understand their facial expressions as they cant speak
  • (15)  They love moving objects, so you can please them with waving your hands, or with moving toys or other things
  • (16)  Respond to their gestures
  • (17)  Keep medicines and chemicals away from their reach
  • (18)  If they throw different things then it means they are angry so treat them with care
  • (19)  They Babble in a talking way so Try to “talk” with them as maximum as possible
  • (20)  Raise arms to seek their attention
  • (21)  They are Eager to investigate nearby objects so place soft fluffy objects near them
  • (22)  Don’t ask them to share things with other kids of same age
  • (23)  Help them in learning many social skills 
  • (24)  Play games with them such as “peek-a-boo”
  • (25)  Buy some nice storybooks for them
  • (26)  Tell them nursery rhymes such as “pat-a-cake”
  • (27)  You must cling with them always
  • (28)  1year olds have limited social interactions with other children so don’t worry about it
  • (29)  Play is important for their development, so buy them different type of toys that are not hazardous in nature
  • (30)  Hold out two different toys and let them pick which one they want to play with. It will help increase their cognitive and thinking ability
  • (31)  Avoid giving your 1-year-old whole grapes, pieces of hot dogs, popcorn, or any other such foods
  • (32)  Give them bedtime feeding at night. That would be the last item in that day.
  • (33)  To replace nursing, you can give your 1-year-old a cup of milk, a snack, or something to suck on.
  • (34)  Give foods that contain honey
  • (35)  Better consult your family doctor
  • (36)  Ask them to put blocks or toys in a box. It will increase their physical and memory skills
  • (37)  Build a tower with blocks and ask your kid to knock it down.
  • (38)  They sleep less during the day and more at night. You must regulate their sleeping patterns
  • (39)  Don’t transition to low-fat milk, or any other low-fat foods
  • (40)  Use a firm ‘no’ when something is off limits and redirect your baby’s attention
  • (41)  If your child is a good climber, think about removing the bumpers from her crib and dropping the crib mattress
  • (42)  Consult with your pediatrician to make sure your baby is vaccinated
  • (43)  Make sure that stairways are gated
  • (44)  Make sure that no blind cords hanging down where baby can reach them
  • (45)  Keep household cleaners out of reach
  • (46)  Put pots and dishes back away from counter edges
  • (47)  Keep bathroom doors and bedroom doors closed
  • (48)  Folding tables, delicate breakables, and stacked items that can topple, can all pose a danger so it’s important to take great care
  • (49)  Remove unstable objects they may try to use for balance
  • (50)  Talk to them constantly to develop their verbal skills
  • (51)  Talk to them while dressing them
  • (52)  Name items that you use every day
  • (53)  Don’t disappear unexpectedly
  • (54)  If you go out, assure them that you will return soon, and don’t say goodbye for a long time
  • (55)  Provide plenty of opportunities for safe exploration by filling cabinets with unbreakable Tupperware containers, wooden spoons

Parenting & Babysitting Tips (2-Year-Old CHILD)

  • (1) Because of their increased mobility, it’s important to be vigilant about child-proofing
  • (2) Brush their teeth and hair daily
  • (3) Wash their hands regularly
  • (4) Take care while dressing them
  • (5) Help them in different small sportive activities
  • (6)  Help them in balancing on one foot as they love this activity
  • (7)  Their grasp to hold tings still may not be quite firm so you must help them
  • (8)  Keep delicate utensils away from their reach
  • (9)  Keep medicines and chemicals away from the reach of your children
  • (10) Give them simple two-step commands
  • (11)  Don’t apply logic or reasoning with your two-year-old as they don’t understand most things
  • (12)  Recite favorite nursery rhymes of your child
  • (13)  Answer their simple questions happily
  • (14)  Speak sentences of 2 to 4 words with them
  • (15)  Tell them the names of different body parts
  • (16)  You don’t need to organize activities for your child at this age
  • (17)  Praise your child’s good behavior
  • (18)  Let your child play with other toddlers
  • (19)  Intervene if the play becomes rough or unsafe
  • (20)  Let your kids learn how to get along with peer
  • (21)  Keep the screen time for 2-year-olds to only one hour a day
  • (22)  Play with them and involve them in such games where body movement is involved
  • (23)  Check that your infant has a good bedtime routine
  • (24)  Give your toddler two naps during the day or one longer nap
  • (25)  Respect their emotions
  • (26)  Don’t worry about their Temper Tantrums 
  • (27)  If your child is three feet tall, you may want to move them to a toddler bed even if they aren’t climbing out of their crib yet.
  • (28)  Don’t hurt their ego
  • (29)  Give them more independence and confidence
  • (30)  Don’t beat them on their defiant behavior as its just matter of time. They will learn soon what is good or bad.

More Parenting & Babysitting Tips (Toddler 1-2-year-old)

  • (1)  Help them in doing simple activities
  • (2)  Rotate their day between eating, sleeping, playing, and getting diaper changes
  • (3)  The AHA estimates your toddler will need between 900 and 1,200 calories every day
  • (4)  Don’t get worry about their weird feeding patterns
  • (5)  Focus on the quality of food and not on the calories
  • (6)  Only offer water or milk as beverages
  • (7)  Let them at least 30 minutes of structured physical activity
  • (8)  You must indulge themselves in different individual and group activities
  • (9)  Keep them busy in small activities
  • (10) Allow your kid to assist you in different chores
  • (11)  Talk to your kid to help them develop better speech and language skills
  • (12)  Don’t get mad at their imaginative plays
  • (13)  Make sure that your toddler needs up to 14 hours of sleep a day
  • (14)  Sleeping with your child is best
  • (15)  Remove firearms from the home when you have a toddler
  • (16)  If you keep a gun, keep it unloaded and locked in a safe place
  • (17)  If your child visits your neighborhood then ask them how and where they store ammunition and other such things
  • (18)  Use safety caps on any toxic household products and medicines
  • (19)  Keep your little one out of the kitchen while you’re cooking
  • (20)  Install window guards above the first floor
  • (21)  Keep the doors of washrooms and rooms closed
  • (22)  Never leave your child alone near a bathtub, a pail of water, wading or swimming
  • (23)  Always keep the main gate closed
  • (24)  Keep your toddler away from stairs
  • (25)  Don’t place chairs or tables near them on which they can climb to reach the window
  • (26)  Toddlers should remain in rear-facing car seats until they are 2-years-old
  • (27)  Never leave your child alone in or around the car
  • (28)  Be sure safety seats are installed correctly
  • (29)  Try to limit the amount of TV your child watches as Images may be scary in movies and the voice may harm their learning ability
  • (30)   Always try positive things in your life

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