Y1oto 3uyearrs tod­dler The daddy Phase

When your tod­dler starts play­ing favourites be­tween par­ents, it can be very tough. But hang in there… it’s just an­other nor­mal part of their devel­op­ment

Your Baby & Toddler - - Your Baby Files - By Claire Barnardo

Your child will only en­gage with one par­ent and shows signs of gen­uine dis­tress when­ever the favourite par­ent is not around. The ex­cluded par­ent is strug­gling with feel­ings of re­jec­tion and neg­a­tive feel­ings to­wards the child. There are ex­ter­nal work or life stres­sors af­fect­ing your child, such as mar­i­tal dis­cord or di­vorce.

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