child development

  1. 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...
  2. School Age Kids

    Your 5-year-old: Development, behavior and parenting tips

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    Understanding normal 5-year-old development and behavior will help you know the best way to parent your child. As parents, we know...
  3. Child Development & Health

    Your 4-year-old: Development, behavior and parenting tips

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    Your 4-year-old is full of energy, talkative and curious. He’s eager to show you what he can do. You and he will both be excited by...
  4. Child Development & Health

    Your 3-year-old: Development, behavior and parenting tips

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    Most people agree that raising a child is not an easy task. We parents don't get issued a rulebook or guidelines which guarantee...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Top 5 ways to boost your child's self-esteem

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    Come back-to-school time, you may find your child getting a bit anxious to return to class. But with these five easy self-esteem...
  6. Child Development & Health

    Proper or made-up names for genitals?

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    When it comes to genitals, some parents come up blank, and others have "pet" names for their child's nether regions. But many...
  7. Child Development & Health

    Help your kids play independently

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    Does your child beg you to play with her all day long? As much as you love spending time with your kids, every child needs to learn...
  8. Toys and Play

    Top 10 toys for fine motor skill development

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    One of your child's most important and challenging jobs is developing his fine motor skills that he'll need for everything from...
  9. School Age Kids

    Real moms share: What does the tooth fairy bring at your house?

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    Don't let your kids catch you reading this article! Real moms tell us about the Tooth Fairy traditions at their home — how much does...
  10. Child Development & Health

    How to help your shy child extend himself

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    There's nothing wrong with having an introverted child, but there are times when a shy child may need to assert himself. You might...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Creative ideas for sensory play

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    Sensory play is important for your child's development. With basic household items, your child can use his five senses to engage in...
  12. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Practicing Gratitude: Accepting the big girl bed

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    Sometimes, things like toddler and big girl beds carry with them the fear that our children are growing up more quickly than we’re...
  13. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Practicing Gratitude: Parenting and change

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    If I’ve come to understand anything about parenting, it’s that just when you think you have figured out how your kids work, they...
  14. Child Development & Health

    Winning against whining

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    With two kids under the age of 5, there are evenings when I’m mentally counting the moments until bedtime brings an end to the...
  15. Tweens, Teens & College

    Parenting in the reality talent show age

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    Through the years, plenty of parents have groomed their kids for careers in professional sports, but in today's age of reality TV,...
  16. Child Development & Health

    Media wise parents

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    When we live in a society of information overload, how can we be sure that we’re carefully and consistently choosing the best...
  17. Child Development & Health

    Non-conforming gender play

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    Johnny's favorite color is pink and he loves to play with princesses. Mary would rather play with a football than a Barbie doll....
  18. Activities for Kids

    Making music with your kids

    Music is a big part of childhood -- from parents singing lullabies to infants to a toddler banging on a toy drum to a teen buying...
  19. Mom & Dad

    Should your kids see you naked?

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    It's natural to see your kiddo in her birthday suit when you give your child a shower or help your toddler get dressed, but should...
  20. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Go out and get dirty!

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    When you think of your own childhood, how many of your memories are of time spent inside? It turns out our parents were onto...