YOUR LITTLE ONE’S ASKING TO GO ON THE IPAD, BUT YOU’VE TOLD HIM HE CAN ONLY HAVE IT AFTER DINNER. HAVING EXHAUSTED MOST OF HIS FAVOURITE ACTIVITIES, WHAT CAN YOU DO?
A Do a toy declutter. You get to tick off a chore and he gets a play session. B Get out of the house. Even a scoot to the corner shop can be a fun expedition. C Start googling ‘toddler activity tired mummy on the edge’.
YOUR BEST OPTION: A/B
“Younger toddlers benefit from direction in their play,” says Joanne. “Too many toys can be overwhelming, so put some away and rotate what you have.” Go for a walk to cure cabin fever for you and him.