The early school years are full of excitement and growth -- and new academic expectations. Find out what skills you can expect your child to master in kindergarten, and how to help your child develop them outside the classroom.
Tired of nagging your child to do the right thing? Skip the lecture! Instead, add these super-fun ways to teach honesty, responsibility, compassion, patience, and more to your parenthood playbook. (We promise she won't even notice the lesson.)
Reggio Emilia, Montessori, Waldorf -- the preschool options seem endless. How will you ever be able to choose a program that is a good match for your child? Read on for information about a broad range of preschool philosophies and programs.
Preschool teachers are often fabulous at nurturing independence, cooperation, patience, and self-control in young kids. Why? They've developed an arsenal of tactics for dealing with kids of every possible personality. And they don't get bogged down by mommy guilt. Here are their classroom-tested tips for solving common behavior issues like getting little kids to share, listen, clean up, and more.
Assemble puzzles with your child to boost her fine motor skills, Jamie Loehr, M.D. and Jen Meyers, authors of "Raising Your Child" say. Here are more activities that are fun but at the same time encouraging physical development.
The day will come when your toddler wants to dress herself (and it will happen long before the teenage years). But before she wants to leave the house dressed in cowboy boots and tutus, here's what you need to know about her developing sense of style.
Getting pregnant should be simple, right? So why does conception practically require a Blackberry to schedule? Simplify the situation with our free ovulation calendar, which tells you when you're most likely to get pregnant.