1. Toddlers
  2. Behaviour

Understanding toddler behaviour

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    Self-regulation in young children

    Self-regulation is the ability to manage reactions and behaviour, which starts developing around 12 months. You can help your child learn self-regulation.

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    Temperament: what it is and why it matters

    Temperament is the individual way your child responds to the world. Understanding your child’s temperament helps you choose effective parenting strategies.

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    About self-esteem: children 1-8 years

    Self-esteem is feeling good about yourself. It helps children try new things, take healthy risks and learn. Read about fostering self-esteem in your child.

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    Building self-esteem: babies and children

    At different ages, children need different support for healthy self-esteem. This is because their sense of themselves changes as they develop. Get tips.

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