child development

  1. Parenting Tips & Advice

    5 Ways your kids can give back

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    Kids can easily mistake the season of giving as the season of getting. But many less fortunate children don't have the luxury of...
  2. Preschoolers

    How to create a positive learning environment at home

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    To help your children excel in life, you need to creative a positive learning environment in your home. Begin instilling a love of...
  3. Preschoolers

    Ways to incorporate learning into play

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    Play isn't all fun and games. Both free play and guided play can foster creativity and learning in young children.
  4. Preschoolers

    The importance of play

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    Kids are born to play -- it's instinctive. Play is fun and exciting, but it's also much more than that. Play helps develop a child's...
  5. Child Development & Health

    Your "accident-prone" child

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    When your child seems to get a lot of bumps and bruises -- more than what you think is typical -- your first instinct may be to...
  6. Baby & Toddler

    Newborn head control

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    When your newborn arrives, all your love seems to be wrapped up in a squirmy package, especially because newborn head control is...
  7. School Age Kids

    Help your child discover her talents

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    Is your child a talented, budding artist, athlete or academic? No matter where your child’s talent lies, you can help him discover...
  8. Preschoolers

    4 Tips for finding the best preschool while potty training

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    Preschool and potty training seem to be synonymous, but not all preschools are equal when it comes to tolerating number one and...
  9. Child Development & Health

    Bring back the jungle gyms

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    A new study says that the move toward safer (and less risky) play equipment for kids could be stunting their emotional growth. What...
  10. Age by Age

    10 Simple ways to bond with kids

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    Between work, school and extracurricular activities, you may feel disconnected from your family and kids. If you feel like you are...
  11. Child Development & Health

    Discovering your child's talents

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    Moms and dads around the country know that a child's schedule can quickly fill up when it comes to extra-curricular activities....
  12. Child Development & Health

    Is TV really bad for children?

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    Television has been linked to everything from childhood obesity and violence to over-sexualized children and low performance in...
  13. Mom & Dad

    Should you let your kids graze on food at grocery store?

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    Many parents let their kids graze on items, such as crackers or cookies, in the grocery store and pay for them at the check-out...
  14. Parenting Advice & Columns

    The cure for bedwetting

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    Many misconceptions revolve around the idea that there is or is not a cure for bedwetting. The fact is that different things work...
  15. Parenting Advice & Columns

    Mom, I’m getting teased!

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    With teasing and bullying getting more attention, it's important to understand what’s behind it – and how to protect your own child....
  16. Tweens, Teens & College

    Are your kids addicted to video games?

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    A new study published in Pediatrics showed that nearly 1 in 10 kids are pathological gamers. Find out the signs that your child is...
  17. Children's Health

    Late potty training can hurt your child’s health

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    Do you cringe when your four-year-old asks for a pull-up or, worse, has an accident in public because you didn’t put a pull-up on...
  18. Child Development & Health

    Should you give in to your child’s picky eating?

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    Should you give in to your child’s picky eating and fix them a different meal than the rest of the family? Or do you insist they eat...
  19. Adoption

    Babywearing and adoption

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    If you’ve heard other adoptive parents talk about babywearing and you’re wondering what it’s all about, keep reading. It’s exactly...
  20. Kids toys

    Toddler toys for learning and fun

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    Looking for toys that are so much fun that your toddler won’t even realize he’s learning? Here are our picks for toddler toys that...