Published: Apr 21, 2011 7:27 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 21, 2011 4:22 PM EDT

Children don't come with owner's manuals.

Toddlers, full of energy and eager to test your limits as well as their legs, can be particularly tricky to parent.

Here to tell us the nine parenting mistakes every mom and dad of a toddler should avoid is Dr. Annette MacKoul.