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.
Quick tips to help your toddler say bye-bye to the bottle.
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.
Want your child to stay calm and cooperate? A set schedule could be your secret weapon.
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.
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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!
Death is very difficult for young children to understand, and it can be tough for parents to explain. The best advice: Keep your answers as short and simple as possible, and use these responses as a model.
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.
Tired of always doing the same old, same old? Your toddler's not!
Identify your child's temperament, then work it to bring out her personal best.
Not sure if your child is on the right track for developing social skills? Be on the lookout for these indicators.
Make it fun for your child to pay attention to directions with these five games.
Toddlers get attached to dolls, puppets, and stuffed animals -- and with good reason. These toys teach them important skills.
A surprising number of preschoolers who are chatty and confident at home become clingy in social situations. Here's how to help.
Readers offer up pacifier-weaning advice.
He may prefer watching the action instead of joining in, but you can still gently coax him out of his shell.
Help your child develop his intellectual, physical, social, and emotional skills by enrolling him in a toddler learning class.
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Is your child laying down the law about her clothing choices? Don't let it ruin your mornings!
If your child puts up a fight when he's not in first place, these smart moves will teach him to play fair.
My daughter turned me into a pacifier proselytizer. Then I had to help her quit.