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Child Development

Why You Don't Need To Worry If Your Kid Fails The Marshmallow Test

ByHaley Weiss

Succumbing to temptation once doesn’t mean they always will.

Neurodiversity

An Autism Meltdown Is Nothing Like a Temper Tantrum — Here’s Why

BySuzie Glassman

You definitely shouldn't react to them the same way.

Tech

Kids Are Falling For Misinformation Like Never Before

ByJocelyn Solis-Moreira

32% of 7- to 9-year-olds are on social media, where misinformation spreads like wildfire.

Health
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The Only 1-Month Developmental Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Most parents overdo the whole milestone thing in the first month. Stop stressing out and focus on the three developmental moments that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 2-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Stop stressing out and focus on the milestones that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 4-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Most parents overdo the whole milestone thing in the fourth month. Stop stressing out and focus on the two (just two) developmental moments that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 3-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Stop stressing out and focus on the milestones that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 6-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Most parents overdo the whole milestone thing in the sixth month. Stop stressing out and focus on the two (just two) developmental moments that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 5-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Most parents overdo the whole milestone thing in the fifth month. Stop stressing out and focus on the three (just three) developmental moments that really matter.

Parenting

The Only 12-Month Milestones that Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

By their first birthday, developmental milestones slow down drastically. But the ones they hit are big — and matter.

Parenting

The Only Two-Year Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

What developmental accomplishments should you expect from a 2-year-old?

Parenting

The Only 18-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

By 18 months, developmental milestones may seem to be a thing of the past. They're still there, just few and far between. Here are the ones to keep an eye out for.

Parenting

The Only 9-Month Milestones That Matter

ByPatrick A. Coleman

Developmental milestones appear to come a bit more slowly as a child reaches their first year, but they are no less important.

Health

The Death of a Parent Affects Even Grown Children Psychologically and Physically

ByJoshua A. Krisch

Grief is both real and measurable. Scientists now know that losing a parent changes us forever.

Health

Parenting Styles Are About You, Not the Baby

ByPatrick A. Coleman

What kind of parent are you? The answer is happily clear: It doesn’t matter, not in the least.

Health

Scientists Have Decoded Baby Talk. Turns Out They’re Bossing Parents Around.

ByLauren Vinopal

When babies babble, they are communicating exactly what they want. Even if they don't know it, parents are listening.