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 Toddler Parenting

You Asked: We Answered

We talked to hundreds of parents about what it’s like trying to raise a healthy toddler. Parents shared their burning questions, biggest challenges, and best strategies.

We know how important the first years are for getting your child off to a healthy start. We also understand that being a parent is an important — and hard — job! So we talked to hundreds of parents to get their tips on parenting.

Below you’ll find some of our expert tips on raising a healthy toddler.  Keep reading to get more information on these topics and questions:

Parent 2 Parent

"When I get tired of the meals I regularly make, I ask friends for ideas about quick and healthy dinners their kids like."

How can I set a good example for my toddler?

Parenting is an important job. When you set a good example, your toddler learns healthy habits. She will want to copy what you eat and do to stay healthy. Try small changes like adding extra vegetables to your meals. Get more ideas on building healthy habits.

How do I get other people on board with my parenting goals?

Many of us rely on other adults to help take care of our kids. Having help can be a big relief, but it can also be stressful when others do things differently than we’d like. Check out more tips on getting everyone on the same team.

What can I do to make my parenting responsibilities more manageable?

Talking to other parents, setting routines, and talking to your child’s doctor can all help. Remember, you are not alone!

Talk to your child’s doctor.

You and your child’s pediatrician are partners in helping your child develop healthy habits. Find out more.

Help your toddler stay at a healthy weight for life!