Is your toddler's social development up to snuff? Learn how to improve your child's social development by organizing playdates, teaching him how to share, and more. Plus tips for helping shy kids too.
Disappointment can actually be good for kids -- especially when you teach them how to bounce back.
Understanding your child's defiant behavior is the first step to knowing how to handle it.
Help your child understand--and deal with--her changing emotions.
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.
Playdates, games and explaining to your child about his emotions are essential to the social and emotional development of your toddler. Jamie Loehr M.D. and Jen Meyers, authors of "Raising Your Child," provide more activities to enhance your toddler's social and emotional development.
Jamie Loehr, M.D. and Jen Meyers, authors of "Raising Your Child," say doing these simple activities with your toddler will improve both social and emotional development.
Your child is learning to read other people's feelings. Teach her the right way to respond.
It's mine! He can't have it! Give it to me! Sound familiar? We've got some tips to make mastering the art of sharing a lot less stressful for both of you!
If your child puts up a fight when he's not in first place, these smart moves will teach him to play fair.
If you're like me, the notion of "risk-taking" kids conjures up images of broken bones -- or even worse. Yet whether it's a baby tasting a spoonful of strained spinach, a toddler taking her first steps, or a preschooler telling the truth about a mess he's made, all kids need a courageous spirit to adjust to the surefire changes that come along with growing up.
Want your child to stay calm and cooperate? A set schedule could be your secret weapon.
Identify your child's temperament, then work it to bring out her personal best.
Quick tips to help your toddler say bye-bye to the bottle.
A surprising number of preschoolers who are chatty and confident at home become clingy in social situations. Here's how to help.
Toddlers get attached to dolls, puppets, and stuffed animals -- and with good reason. These toys teach them important skills.
Teach your toddler to play without you -- and raise a more curious, confident, self-reliant kid.
Is your child laying down the law about her clothing choices? Don't let it ruin your mornings!
He may prefer watching the action instead of joining in, but you can still gently coax him out of his shell.
Sure, their adult years seem like a lifetime away, but it's never too early to teach your child how to stand on his own two feet.
Parents has the inside scoop on what you need to know about these new guidelines for babies and young children.
The importance of gender-neutral toys for boys and girls goes beyond just being politically correct.
Taking the blame can be tough for kids of all ages. Here's how to teach your child to say "I'm sorry."
Make it fun for your child to pay attention to directions with these five games.
Teach your child how to understand other people's feelings.
Dos and don'ts for raising a confident kid.