Intellectual Development

Your toddler is likely asking a lot of questions. Her cognitive development is exploding. From brain-boosting games to language-building tricks, here you'll learn everything about your child's intellectual development.

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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.

5 Ways to Make Tough Conversations with Kids Easier

Whatever the topic, these suggestions from experts will make your big talk go more smoothly.

How to Tell Kids About Cancer

When tough stuff happens, it’s important to talk about it together. Here’s how one mom told her kids about her cancer diagnosis.

How to Tell Kids You're Moving

One mom shares how she told her two children they'd be moving and got over her fears of uprooting her family.

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.

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Girl Power! Chelsea Clinton Shares Her Favorite Kids' Books With Strong Female Characters

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and mom-of-two, shares her favorite books to read to daughter Charlotte and son Aidan in honor of Women's History Month.