Intellectual Development

What do you need to know about your kid's intellectual development? Here's everything you need to know to understand where his cognitive abilities are and how they are developing.

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How to Keep Kids Entertained at Home

Creativity thrives when kids complain they have nothing to do. Imagine that! Beat boredom with these expert tips.

Fine Print: Solutions to Handwriting Woes

If your kid hasn't mastered the basics of writing -- like letter formation, pencil grip, spelling, or spacing between words -- there's likely no need to worry just yet. Handwriting is a difficult skill and requires a healthy dose of practice. Experts explain how you can help him with his penmanship.

6 Brilliant Ways to Disguise Learning as Fun

Plentiful playtime is essential to a child's development, with benefits ranging from improved mental and physical health to enhanced emotional well-being. And while playing simply for the sake of fun has myriad merits, it's also the ideal opportunity for parents to sneak in a bit of learning—especially in the long summer months.

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15 Ways to Boost School Success

Whether your child is starting preschool or third grade, these little strategies can make a huge difference.

20 Books That Encourage Empathy

Looking for books to help build emotional intelligence in your child? Check out our age-by-age guide—and head to your local library for these classics.

Kids Notice Things Adults Completely Miss, New Research Says

Sometimes kids' "weakness" is actually a strength, according to recently published studies.