Milestones

Don't put that camera away so quickly. Your toddler has a lot of exciting developmental milestones ahead of her, and you don't want to miss a thing. Here you'll learn what to expect at every age and stage from dressing and undressing, potty training, early sentences, drawing, and so much more.

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When Do Babies Start Walking?

If your little one has been crawling and cruising, you may wonder when she'll take her first steps. Here, experts break down the stages of walking, and they explain when most babies start moving on two legs.

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.

9 Childhood Milestones and the Right Time to Reach Them

When are they ready for a sleepover? To have their ears pierced? Ride a bike? We’ll help you find the sweet spots so you can make sure your kids’ milestones are unforgettable—in a good way.

This Kid's Shoe-Tying Hack Is Actually Genius

If you've been trying to teach your kids to tie their shoelaces without much success, step aside and let the master do his thing. 

Why You Shouldn’t Obsess About Milestones

When your child starts walking or using the potty doesn’t matter as much as you may think it does.

Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For at 2 Years

Your toddler will grow and change at their own pace but you can guess around year two, you’ll start to celebrate some major milestones. Talk to your doctor if you notice any of these red flags.

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Milestones: Red Flags to Watch For at 12 to 18 Months

Your baby is growing into a toddler! Here’s what you can expect to see and when you should talk to a doctor.

12 Milestones You Shouldn't Overlook

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. 

Preparing Your Child for Preschool

You don't need to buy flash cards to get your child ready for the classroom. These are the skills she really needs to succeed.