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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What Real Friendship Should Feel Like, in Terms Simple Enough for a Child

Proactively teaching children about friendship can help them navigate relationships. A pair of experts share age-appropriate tips.

5 Tips on Confidently Raising a Bilingual Kid in a Non-Spanish Speaking Community

It's 2020, but that doesn't mean everyone is accepting of those who prefer to speak another language over English. These tips will help you raise a bilingual kid with confidence even if you live in a majority English-speaking area.

I Feel Nervous That My Spanish Isn't Good Enough to Speak to My Baby, But Here's Why I'm Getting Over That

I never imagined how difficult it would be to raise a bilingual son and teach him to learn Spanish as I did growing up. But I've learned there are other ways to raise a proud bicultural kid.

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.

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Meditation for Kids: A Beginner's Guide

Meditation can help kids read and respond to internal signals of stress before their developing brains and bodies give in to a full-blown tantrum. The key is intuiting what your child needs to come back into balance and giving him or her the tools to practice.