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How to Move a Co-Sleeping Toddler Into Their Own Bed Transitioning to a toddler bed is a big change for the kid, and frustratingly slow for the parents. Patience is essential.
How to Comfort a Child After Mom or Dad Gets Angry Parents aren’t supposed to lose their temper, but everyone does. It’s still possible to be a good parent afterward.
How to Identify a Speech Impediment Difficulties in speech that many call "speech impediments" are common as language develops. Just don’t wait too long to seek help.
How to Prevent an Abduction Child abduction statistics suggest kids are significantly more likely to run away with someone they met online than be abducted off the street by a stranger.
How to Recognize Pneumonia Symptoms Pnuemonia symptoms are subtle which makes recognizing if a child has caught the illness particularly tricky. Luckily there are some good signs a parent can watch for.
How to Find a Surrogate Mother Couple seeking a surrogate can use an agency or ask a family member or friend, but there are good reasons to have an experienced guide.
How to Promote Fine Motor Skills in Your Baby and Toddler Fine motor skills develop most rapidly in babies and toddlers, through the chillest way possible – play.
How to Decide if Amniocentesis is Worth the Risks Amniocentesis is prenatal test procedure with some risk involved. At the same time, the test can offer a much more comprehensive diagnosis than ultrasounds.
How to Care for a Premature Baby It’s a daunting prospect for parents, but many premature babies tend to do well after their stay at the NICU.
How to Help Your Baby to Start Walking by 12 Months Old When do babies start walking? Towards the end of your baby's first year, they'll be looking to start their toddling career.
How to Get Your Baby to Start Talking A baby starts talk after listening to parents talk to them. That may seem simple, but there's science behind it. Learn how to boost your baby's word wonder.
Postpartum Depression: How It’s Different from the Baby Blues The baby blues isn’t the same as postpartum depression, but they can overlap. Neither makes the sufferer a bad person.
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How to Teach Kids About Bad Words Not every bad word is a swear, and what is considered a bad word can vary from family to family. Teaching a kid the social context of mild profanity can keep them from spouting it in your own home.
The Three Stages of Adolescence, Explained Adolescence is a time of incredible physical and emotional changes when kids want to distinguish themselves from the parents who want to help.