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How to Help Toddlers be Gentle With a New Baby

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Carol Tuttle

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"Gentle." "Be soft." Do you get tired of repeating it?

Toddlers need coaching when interacting with babies. And most of the things parents try may actually just wear everyone out.

In this episode, Carol and Anne share tips to help all 4 Types of children interact with babies. You'll find out why telling some kids to "be soft" will just backfire—and what you can say instead for better success.

This week’s Parenting Practice

Open your copy of The Child Whisperer book. Go to the end of the chapter for your child's Type. Read the phrases for children 18 months to 3 years old. How well you are creating space for your child's natural movement and curiosity? Make changes that call to you. Your toddler may naturally find more balance in how they interact with baby.

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