preschool development

  1. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Delayed speech in three year old is a problem

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    How many words should a three-year-old have -- and when can you tell if he or she actually has delayed speech? A pediatrician offers...
  2. School & Education

    Uninvited guests (scratch, scratch)

    A few months ago, I arrived earlier than usual to pick up Sunshine from school. Her class was out on the playground in the late...
  3. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Taking your child’s imaginary friends by the hand

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    With the wild imagination that children have, it's common for your child's world to suddenly double - or triple - with imaginary...
  4. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Holding onto naptime: Holding on too hard?

    Sunshine is on the cusp of ending afternoon naps. I am alternately ready to accept this and desperate for them to continue.
  5. Toddler & Preschoolers

    A toddler's separate sense of time

    Sunshine's birthday is in two months. And for at least four months she has been declaring excitedly, "My birthday party is...
  6. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Help your toddler develop competence

    Research has shown that toddlers tantrum less and cooperate more when they feel more powerful.
  7. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Moving to a toddler bed

    Transitioning your toddler from a crib into a toddler bed is a big deal -- for parents and child! But with these steps, both parent...