Development: Toddlers & Preschoolers

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How to Put Your Teething Baby to Sleep

Is your teething baby having a hard time sleeping? Sleep-training when teeth start to come in is not an easy task, but it is doable. Follow these...Sleep-training your teething baby is not an easy task, but it is doable.

Connect With Your Child Through Play

When you think about your own childhood, do you recall times when you and your parents played together? Maybe it was hide-and-seek, or Monopoly or...Through play, children make sense of their experiences, and express their ideas and emotions.

When to Introduce Kids to Music: Early and Often

As a musician, music educator and researcher, parents often ask me when they should begin introducing their children to music. As with most easy...You should begin age-appropriate music “lessons” soon after birth, or maybe even before birth.

Parents' Bumblings and Stumblings, Uh, Help Kids to Speak, Study Shows

Sentences with stumblings and pauses are easier for children to follow. Credit: Getty Images Parents who, uh, you know, kind of like,...What did Henry Higgins know, anyway? An er, um, like or pause can benefit speech development.

Explaining ADHD to Others

Credit: Getty Images Dealing with an ADHD diagnosis can be tough. The complexities of this disorder -- like when your child has a...Dealing with an ADHD diagnosis can be tough. The complexities of this disorder-- like when your child has a meltdown in the supermarket checkout line--are not easily understood.

Bedwetting More Common in Boys Than Girls, Study Shows

Boys are twice as likely to wet the bed. Credit: Getty Images Bedwetting is one of those anxiety-producing, embarrassing situations...New findings suggest boys are twice as likely to wet the bed.

Try This: How Do You Encourage Personal Hygiene in Your Kids?

Many kids put up a fight when it comes to the daunting task of brushing their teeth or taking a bath. It can be a challenge to explain to...
Many kids put up a fight when it comes to the daunting task of brushing their teeth or taking a bath.

Try This: How Do You Go From a Crib to a Big-Kid Bed?

To the child-free world, moving a toddler from crib to bed might seem like a small step, but these moms prove that it is really a giant leap...
Moms weigh in on how they made the transition.

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