child development

  1. Parenting

    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,...
  2. K-12

    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...
  3. K-12

    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.
  4. Family Fun

    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...
  5. Tips & Advice

    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...
  6. Tips & Advice

    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...
  7. K-12

    What to do when your toddler sleeps on the floor

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    You've transitioned your kiddo to a toddler bed, but now she wants to sleep on the floor. Should you embark on a struggle to get her...
  8. 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...
  9. Toddler & 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...
  10. Toddler & 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.
  11. Toddler & 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...
  12. K-12

    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...
  13. Baby

    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...
  14. K-12

    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...
  15. Toddler & 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...
  16. K-12

    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...
  17. Parenting

    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...
  18. K-12

    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....
  19. K-12

    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...
  20. Tips & Advice

    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...