Knowing how to relate to your toddler helps nurture good behavior. Here you'll learn about his behavioral development from the terrible twos to sudden crying and everything in between. We'll also show you how to teach children to be grateful.
The key to smart discipline is simple: Teach your child how to control her own behavior so you don't have to.
It's your child's first love, and the breakup can be tough. Survive the pacifier weaning stage with these tried-and-true tactics.
Want your child to be grateful for what he has? Here's a roundup of surprisingly simple ways -- from sending thank-you notes to feeding pets -- for him to learn a sense of gratitude.
Self-regulation is crucial to helping kids get an early jump on education, so the kids who develop later are already behind.
Where is the random, out-of-nowhere crying coming from? Find out what's causing the uncontrollable tears, and how do you make it stop.
While the celebration of your toddler's second birthday is joyful, it is hard to ignore the feeling of dread as "No" begins to dominate his vocabulary. Though his outbursts are frustrating, keep in mind his actions are not acts of defiance directed toward you; he's developing independence and learning how to express frustration. Here are a few tips to help you cope.
It's natural to worry, but relax: It's just a passing stage that you can help control.
We've got advice about teaching your preschooler to find less annoying ways to get what she wants.
Does your little one go with the flow around Dad -- but put up a fight with you? We have ways to deal.
Your baby has become a toddler -- how did this happen so quickly? Find out what to milestones and behaviors to expect during the toddler years.
Two-year-olds act out their emotions in some pretty bizarre ways. Let us help you crack the toddler behavior code.
Popular blogger and now author, Lori Duron, shares parenting lessons she's learned from raising a gender creative child.
The experiences children have during their first five years have a tremendous impact on the development of their brains, their health, and their future as adults.
What's 2-year-old Noel Hopkins to do when questioned about the lipstick art on Mom's mirror? Blame Batman!
Some kids seem to cry over practically everything, but that's not always a bad thing.
Has someone ever used your pants as a paper towel? Have you ever chased someone into the middle of the street while he laughs like it's no big deal? If the answer is yes to one (or all!) of these questions, then you have a toddler.
No one wants to raise a spoiled brat. But how do you know if you are? Take our quiz and find out if your little one is a terror-in-the-making.Take Quiz
Your child's endless fascination with red cars or fairies is amusing, but is it normal?
An age-by-age guide to setting limits.
You suspect that your child will want nothing to do with you once he's a teenager. But it can come as a shock when your toddler or preschooler tells you to take a hike.
Suddenly, your child has opinions about everything. Find out why that's a good thing.
A child goes missing every 40 seconds, but the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention reports that only around 115 children per year nationwide are kidnapped by strangers and not returned to their families. Nonetheless, losing our children is something many of us keep tucked in the "worst nightmare" file of our brain.
Here are six misbehaviors you may be tempted to overlook -- and how to put an end to them pronto.
You know that your preschooler is trying to manipulate you, but whenever he whines, he wins.
Read on for the real reasons behind your child's bratty behavior.