Your child's new friend is outgoing, fun, and...well, non-existent. Should you worry about the invisible friend?
Common Toddler Protests
If your child starts refusing to nap, eat, or even poop, we've got strategies to win these power struggles.
Got a little dictator? Learn how to redirect her demands in a positive way. These four scenarios will help you manage her directives.
Your child gets so absorbed in his activities that it's hard to pull him away. Don't miss our tips for finessing four sticky situations.
Help Your Toddler Handle Stress
Your child is facing new challenges and frustrations, but you can help keep her calm.
Teach Your Child to Focus
If your child has trouble sticking with a game, a toy, or an activity for long, try these concentration-builders.
How to Teach Independence
At around 2 years old, children begin to assert themselves in daily tasks. How do you encourage their independence while minding their safety?
Win Some, Lose Some
Victory is sweet, but kids need to learn that defeat isn't the end of the world.
Where is the random, out-of-nowhere crying coming from? Find out what's causing the uncontrollable tears, and how do you make it stop.
If your kid has been dragging around the same tattered blanket or beat-up bear for weeks now, she's not alone. Find out why kids hold onto loveys and how to deal with it.
Your little one's wearing an outfit one minute and then stripping down the next minute. Learn why your little one likes to go nude, and what to do about it.
Your child's endless fascination with red cars or fairies is amusing, but is it normal?
Discover why your child sucks her thumb -- and what you should and shouldn't do about this toddler habit.
Some kids seem to cry over practically everything, but that's not always a bad thing.
Popular blogger and now author, Lori Duron, shares parenting lessons she's learned from raising a gender creative child.
Some kids want to bare all, and (gulp) compare with their friends.
A mom who's been there shares the best ways to help kids understand Alzheimer's disease.
Letting Kids Act Their Age
If you're worried about the influences of our fast-paced world, take these steps to protect her childhood.
At a young age, a child lost her mother. The father shares how he helped his daughter cope with grief and keep the memories alive.
Managing Your High-Energy Kid
Kids are naturally full of go-go-go at this age. Keep your child happily occupied with these insider tips.
If your self-dressing, self-feeding, capable kid starts sliding back to her needy ways, we'll show you how to keep calm and carry on.
Initiation isn't just flattery -- it's how children this age learn everything from cleanup to kindness.
Does your little one go with the flow around Dad—but put up a fight with you? We have ways to deal.
Young kids try out different gender roles. Here are ways to support your child when his or her interests and decisions don't align with gender stereotypes.