As babies grow, their routines and patterns change. In The Contented Toddler Years, Gina addresses the many changes in sleeping and feeding habits that arise during the second and third year. She offers invaluable advice and insight into these crucial stages of a child's development, from walking and talking, to teething and potty training, and also shows you how to deal with tantrums, food refusal, and sibling jealousy; prepare for the arrival of a second baby, including how to cope physically, emotionally and financially, and how to adapt her routines when caring for a baby and toddler; make teeth-cleaning fun and put an end to habits such as thumb-sucking, nail-biting, and eating dirt; and decide what type of childcare is best for you and your toddler. Gina's advice is derived from hands-on experience of dealing with children. Parents can be confident that her techniques, which have been tried and tested many times and have proved successful with many different children, can also work for them. She has listened to the concerns of thousands of parents via her consultations and website. Reassuring and down-to-earth, parents will find Gina's advice can help make the passage from contented baby to confident child a happy and stress-free experience for the whole family.