Development

Learn about behaviors, first friends, language, manners, delays, and more with these developmental touchstones. Our month-by-month guide prepares you every step of the way.

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4 Big Emotions to Talk About With Little Kids

The different ways your child behaves actually stems from a list of four complex emotions. Here’s how explain them to your child in a way they’ll understand so they can learn to manage them.

10 Ways to Boost Your Bilingual Child's Spanish Skills at Home

Engage little language learners with these bilingual movies, audiobooks, sing-alongs, and shows worth streaming, plus tips from real moms on how they're teaching their kids Spanish.

I'm a Mom and a Pediatric Neuropsychologist: These Are My Go-To Learning Toys That Aid Child Development

When it comes to toys, I always say less is more. Here's all you need to foster language, creativity, problem-solving, and organizational skills through play.

36 Questions to Ask Toddlers to Get Them Talking

Learn about your little one and deepen your connection with fun conversations by asking these silly, insightful, and thoughtful questions.

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8 Best Kindergarten Books to Get Your Kid Ready for School

From chapter books to board books, this fun bunch of kindergarten-level stories are a wonderful way to get your kid ready — and excited for reading! — before she starts kindergarten.

How to Stop a Toddler from Hitting

Does your toddler start swinging his fists at the first sign of frustration? Here's how to handle a little slugger.

Stop Asking Me About My Child's Milestones, Especially Now

Every child will create their own milestone timeline. Period. Add a pandemic, and that timeline may shift more, but here’s why that’s OK according to experts.