Learn how your baby's behavior changes each month during the first year, ways to connect with her, how to redirect bad behavior, and how to reward her when things go right.
An age-by-age guide to setting limits.
Your baby's emotional development will grow by leaps and bounds during this remarkable first year. She'll go from quiet observation to active participation. Here's what she's likely to do as she grows.
Here's how one mom learned to discipline her infant.
When your child starts walking or using the potty doesn't matter as much as you may think it does.
Discipline isn't punishment, and there's more than one way to correct your child's behavior--without yelling. Here's a tactic for every age.
Babyhood is full of Flip-worthy moments, like your child's first gummy smile, first spoonful of rice cereal, and first time rolling over. However, in between those adorable milestones are plenty of maddening ones, like the 3 a.m. wake-ups, the tears when you hand him to someone else, and the cascade of objects he hurls from his high chair. Learn what's behind eight common first-year stages -- and smart tricks to help your child get over them faster.
Babies might not be able to speak in coherent sentences yet, but that doesn't mean they're not full of profound ideas. These deep thought texts from babies prove you're never too young to ponder life's big questions.
Sometimes you need to cater to your baby's every whimper; at other times, you need to let him figure things out on his own.
Many of the events in your child's life don't feel so eventful--but they're important signs of the growth that's taking place right under your nose.
Aggressive behavior is common at this age. Try these tactics to tame pushy toddlers.
Your baby may be sleeping a lot, but there are still plenty of milestones to be on the lookout for.
All milestones in Baby's first year are special, but some are especially sweet. Find out when to expect these developmental milestones and more.
Crawling gives baby a taste of independence -- and a new view of the world.
Sounds will interest your four-month-old a whole lot more, and she'll be making more sounds of her own.
Your curious baby delights in mangling your glasses and yanking the dog's tail. Steer clear of trouble and set boundaries for tiny explorers.
A new study looks at how visual cues can help predict what your baby's first words might be.
Envisioning cozy nursing sessions in your new glider, visits from FOBs (friends of baby), and rocking your newborn to sleep? You'll get there, Mom! Use our guide so you aren't blindsided by feeling sore, sleepy, and a little weepy during those early days.
Expect your baby to show more interest in her surroundings as her behavioral development progresses in the fourth month of her life.
Strength and skill help your 11-month-old move around on her own this month. Find out more about your baby's behavioral development.
An age-by-age guide to setting limits.
Babies need strength and coordination to grow into active toddlers. Here's what you can do to help them reach their major motor milestones.
Everyone seems to have an opinion about pacifiers, but the latest research sets the record straight.
From the length of time it takes to adjust to life outside the womb to why she copies your behavior, here are six mind-blowing facts about your baby we bet you didn't know.
Each baby grows at a different speed but generally at 5 to 7 months, you can expect to see your baby rolling over and sitting. Consult a doctor if you are concerned or notice any loss of skills.
The growth that takes place during the first year of an infant's life is astonishing. There's no other period in life where physical, mental and social development is so dramatic. Watch a baby develop throughout his first 12 months of life.
New research suggests that when babies are able to hear their own babbling, they want to make even more of it.