Babies love the audio and visual simulation of electronic toys—but are these flashy playthings really beneficial for brain development?
Signs of a Happy Baby
You probably learned the signs (and sounds) of an unhappy newborn early on. But the signs of happiness can be more mystifying. Baby doesn't even hit the first true happiness milestone, smiling, until after the first month! Here's how to tell if your tyke is feeling fine.
Baby sign language can help your child communicate without saying a word. Learn when and how to teach your infant to sign, plus the benefits of this new form of baby talk.
Baby Milestones: Getting a Grip
Those 10 tiny fingers will be exploring before you know it. Help them along with this handy advice.
Tips to Help Your Baby Remember
Your baby's experiences and memories are vital to her development. Boost your infant's recall ability with these research-backed strategies.
What Your Baby Can See
He's wide-eyed and ready to go! Check out what's on the horizon for his vision this year.
9 Things to Know About Talking
We know you're dying to hear those first words. Here's what you need to know while you wait.
Types of Baby Crawls
Is your baby using any of these popular crawling methods?
You probably have plenty of questions about your child's developing speech skills. When do babies say their first word? When can they understand dialogue and hold conversations? Follow our talking timeline to learn more about this important milestone.
9 Best Tummy-Time Activity Gyms
Play with your new bundle and strengthen Baby's upper body with these adorable tummy-time toys.
These baby games will boost your infant's smarts and emerging social skills.
Ways to Help Baby Learn to Walk
From sitting to crawling and cruising your baby's journey to walking is an exciting time.
Your child doesn't talk yet—but she does have a language of her own. We'll tell you what she's communicating with her funny little noises and sounds.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has identified important milestones for Baby's first month. We've included fun and easy ways to help your newborn reach these key developmental markers, plus helpful information new parents should know.
What should a baby be doing at 3 months, 2 months, or 1 month? These tips will help your little one reach key developmental markers.
Jamie Loehr and Jen Meyers, authors of "Raising Your Child" suggest these activities to help enhance your baby's language development.
Tips to Boost Your Baby's Memory
Baby begins to develop her memory from the moment she is born. There are lots of things you can do during her first year to help strengthen her memory skills. Here are some of our tips and suggestions for enhancing Baby's memory.
How to Encourage Baby to Stand
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) by 9 months, most babies will begin trying to stand on their own. Learn how you can encourage your child's standing skills with these simple day-to-day activities.
What should a baby be doing between 4 months and 7 months? With these tips, parents can help their children reach important growth and development milestones.
It's freezing outside and your baby has already completed his usual circuit of activity mat, bouncy seat, and Exersaucer. With hours to go before his next nap, you need tactics to keep your wee one cooing when Old Man Winter traps you indoors. Try these fun indoor activities to pass a gray day. The time will fly!
These catchy little songs and poems are more than just entertainment.