Having a toddler running riot around the house and still managing to stay relatively sane is no easy feat! Toddlers, like teens, are constantly learning, pushing boundaries and making huge developmental leaps – making our job as their parents even more challenging!

Although having a toddler around can be demanding, we have written some posts which will hopefully help you navigate the rollercoaster your toddler is embarking on. From terrible twos, threes and fours, building resilience, learning the best ways to communicate with your little one and much much more – we’ve got you covered…

At Water Filled Wellies we take the positive parenting approach and look at each phase of childhood as a wonderful adventure. We have posts on a range of topics which will include tips and tricks, routines and guidance on how to be the best parent you can be to your growing child.​

Toddler Posts

preparing for a second baby

Preparing For A Second Baby | 10 Easy Steps To Success

Preparing for a second baby should feel easier than the first. The stress of not knowing anything has gone but introduces additional problems and worries. Some of these worries include: How will your first baby react? Where will the second baby sleep? Where am I going to put all their clothes and necessities? Who will

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sleep through the night

How To Get Babies To Sleep Through The Night Naturally

When do babies sleep through the night naturally? Babies waking up throughout the night can exact a heavy toll on parents! This is a question we really struggled with in our sleep-deprived state! Sleep deprivation, moodiness, fits of anger amongst other things come about from a lack of rest. So naturally, we want to know

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mixed race hair

5 top tips for beautiful mixed race hair

For parents like us, who have a mixed race baby with hair that is VERY different from our own, dealing with mixed race hair can be a huge challenge! At the start, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing and I am still learning every day!  So, what’s the best method for dealing

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Toddler Temper Tantrum

The Secret To Easily Tackling Toddler Temper Tantrums

Are your toddler temper tantrums out of control? It can be hard not to meet their emotional response with your own. Trying to deal with a tantruming toddler is a real challenge, especially on your own. So we’ll share some tips with you to help you stay calm in these stressful situations. Tackling toddler temper

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guide to patience

The Parent’s Guide To Patience | Easy To Follow Steps

So apparently patience is a virtue… It seems to be the hardest one to come by, especially when your kid has just thrown their dinner on the floor and is shouting “MUMMY, I WANT ICE CREAM!” on repeat…  But what are the steps to become a more patient parent? How can we stop losing our

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how to remove cradle cap from an infant

How to Remove Cradle Cap | Best results

I was just looking through old photos and reminiscing about when my daughter was an infant. In this adorable photo, you can see two things really clearly: 1) she is having a whale of a time and 2) she really struggled with dreadful cradle cap. We were so stressed out by this that we spent

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