child development

  1. Child Development & Health

    Transgender first-grader given girls' restroom rights

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    A Colorado family celebrates a huge win this week for their transgender first-grader, who has won the right to use the girls'...
  2. Preschoolers

    Little liar or creative kid?

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    You love to encourage your child's imagination, but when your preschooler starts making up stories about the experiences in her day,...
  3. Children's Diseases & Illnesses

    1 in 5 kids have mental disorder

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    A CDC report notes that up to 1 in 5 children have been diagnosed with a mental illness.
  4. Child Development & Health

    State sued over toddler’s sex-reassignment surgery

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    In what may be the first lawsuit of its kind, a South Carolina couple is suing the state for performing sex-reassignment surgery on...
  5. Special Needs

    Don't mistake sensory issues for behavior issues

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    Incessant finger chewing. Alarming head banging. Repetitive kicking. These all sound like elements of a typical toddler temper...
  6. Special Needs

    Coping and surviving when your child won’t speak

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    The moment when a child who doesn't yet speak is trying to communicate is a collision of the child’s frustrations, the mother’s...
  7. Special Needs

    Women unite to bring yoga to children with special needs

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    Sometimes, you can’t help but credit fate with bringing two people together. Jackie Currie has worked with children with special...
  8. Preschoolers

    18 Best potty training books and videos

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    Mastering potty training control may be no easy feat for your kiddo, but the right books and videos may help youngsters grasp the...
  9. Preschoolers

    How to take the poo out of potty training

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    You have to dump the pee and poop into the regular toilet and then clean out your child’s potty. Ew. You have to deal with public...
  10. Special Needs

    Make-at-home toys to develop fine motor skills

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    Children with special needs struggle with so many tasks that come easily to everyone around them. Instead of spending a lot to buy...
  11. Special Needs

    6 Exercises to help kids with Down syndrome learn to walk

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    Children with Down syndrome (Ds) often have a much harder time learning to walk, primarily because of their characteristic low...
  12. Child Development & Health

    Raising a sensitive child

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    Does your little one burst into tears at the drop of a hat? Does he always feel like someone’s laughing at him? Learn how to nurture...
  13. Child Development & Health

    Is your child right- or left-handed?

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    When will you know whether your child is left-handed or right-handed — and can you teach someone to favor a particular hand to use?...
  14. School Age Kids

    Is your kid falling behind already?

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    Even though class has just begun, your child could already be falling behind the pack.
  15. Mom & Dad

    Showing affection in front of your kids

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    Some parents share a peck in the presence of their kiddos, but how much affection between parents is OK for your kids to really see?...
  16. Family Activities

    Hello Hollywood: Your child’s first movie

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    You’ve been eager to take your toddler to her first movie for a few months, but how do you know she’s really ready? And what back-up...
  17. School Age Kids

    What to do if your kid doesn’t fit in

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    Your kid doesn’t fit in — so what? He doesn’t have to fit a certain mold to be happy. Right?
  18. School Age Kids

    Does your child need glasses?

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    How do you know when to take your child to the eye doctor? Many school districts conduct annual eye screenings, but there are a few...
  19. School Age Kids

    Cross dressing boy's dad also wears a skirt

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    A dad in Germany has made headlines for supporting his son — who loves to wear dresses — by wearing a skirt himself. Is he doing his...
  20. Child Development & Health

    Discovering what makes your child unique

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    Every child is special and extraordinary. Discover your child’s interests, gifts, talents and abilities and nurture their unique...