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Stop Worrying About When Your Kid Will Crawl Because They Might Not (And That's Fine) Crawling is viewed as a key milestone in physical, mental, and emotional development, yet the American Academy of Pediatrics dispels that notion. Some babies skip crawling and go straight to walking.
The Signs of Autism Parents Can Look for in Babies Awareness of autism has increased exponentially in recent years. But detection can be tricky, especially in very young children.
12 Halloween Family Costumes That Are Genuinely Clever This October, coordinate a family Halloween costume that will make heads turn and bystanders laugh.
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The Best Blockbusters for Younger Kids From Star Wars to The Goonies, here are the best big blockbuster movies for younger kids.
8 Great Kids Books About Dogs There are few better subjects for kids books than man's best friend.
How To Help an Infant Develop Fine Motor Skills Parents can help a baby to develop fine motor skills and gross motor skills in almost every room of the house, as long as they are patient and focused.
How to Say No Without Saying 'No' There are times in parenting when saying no as a form of child discipline doesn't make sense. It's better to offer choices and help kids develop reason.
How to Get a Kid to Sleep in Summer Getting a preschooler to sleep while it's still light outside can be difficult, particularly when the kid can see blue sky. But a strong routine will help.
How to Prepare a Kid for the First Sleepover Kids who've never stayed outside of their home may have anxiety. The parent's best tool for addressing those concerns may include a dry run with a relative.
How to Prepare for Baby's First Trip There's no need for fancy baby travel beds or baby travel systems in order for parents to enjoy baby travel as early as two months after birth.
How to Prevent a Child from Calling Your Bluff Parental threats can easily become bluffs when a parent can't follow through with consequences. That can create defiant children. There's a better way.
How to Teach Little Kids to Wait Waiting is hard for kids who were once served by adults who now expect patience. This is how to teach little children to wait without fuss.
How to Treat Pink Eye in Babies and Not Get It Yourself There is a surefire way to recognize pink eye and babies, but there are several remedies. Some work. Some do not.
How (and When) To Teach Kids to Keep Secret A secret between a parent and a young child can be a lot of fun. But asking a young child to keep a secret from the other parent is a potential minefield.
How To Raise Brave Kids Without Bullying Them Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.