Two year old boy playing in a cardboard box on a green lawn
    August 5, 2014
    Channeling Energy into Fun with 2 Year Olds

    Oh the 2 year old!  2 year olds are so full of passion that their reputation precedes them.  But when all that curious energy is channeled toward play, the results can be magically fun. Finding act…

    Parenting Advice from a Non-Parent
    June 4, 2012
    Parenting Advice from a Non-Parent

    As a pediatric resident, I have families come into clinic on a daily basis with questions about parenting.  How do I discipline my child?  How do I get them to eat their vegetables?  How do I get t…

    Tantrums
    March 29, 2002
    Tantrums: A-to-Z Guide from Diagnosis to Treatment to Prevention

    Related concepts: Temper tantrums, Emotional storms Introduction to tantrums: When your child kicks and screams at not getting his way, the outburst often seems to come at the least opportune times: d…

    Toddler rage
    May 21, 1996
    Temper Tantrums

    Dr. Greene's Answer: You are not alone! Most parents who have had a two-year-old have experienced the same situation and the same feelings. Temper tantrums are very common at this age, and when viewed…

    Terrible Twos
    May 13, 1996
    Terrible Twos

    Dr. Greene's Answer: Children of perfect parents (if there were such a thing!) would still need to go through the developmental phase your son is going through. Ideal children do NOT always agree with…

    Biting
    May 8, 1996
    Biting

    Dr. Greene's Answer: What a sinking feeling to see, or hear about, your toddler biting another child. It may be comforting to know that most parents will go through this at one time or another as thei…

    Tips for Weaning your Child from a Bedtime Bottle
    February 28, 1996
    Tips for Weaning your Child from a Bedtime Bottle

    When a toddler or preschooler is still using a bottle to go to sleep, there are two patterns that must be overcome. First, she has chosen the bottle as her special comfort object to help her with the …

    Tips for Potty Training
    January 29, 1996
    Tips for Potty Training

    Most children are ready to tackle the challenge of potty use somewhere between age 2 and shortly after their third birthday, with boys generally at the latter end of this range. Letting you know when …