Development: Toddlers & Preschoolers
Amy Chua, aka The Chinese Mom, author of "The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom," is the woman who rejected her 4-year-old's homemade birthday card because...It's time to treat the Tiger Mom to some of her own medicine. She wants results. I got them.
Not all toys have to plug in. Credit: Getty Images Back in the day, "play time" didn't mean "screen time," because there weren't that...Children have so many electronic entertainment options that they may not be getting enough good old fashioned pretend play.
Without preschool, the education gap between Latinos and their peers starts earlier. Credit: Getty ImagesAttendance in preschools for Latino...About 35 percent of Latino 4-year-olds attended some type of preschool, while 66 percent of white children and 54 percent of African American children enrolled, the findings show.
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Parents are warned to stop using infant sleep positioners immediately. Credit: U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionThe U.S. Consumer Product...Two federal safety organizations issued a consumer alert today to warn parents to stop using infant sleep positioners, citing reports of 12 infants -- ages 1 month to 4 months -- who suffocated to death after being placed in the devices.
Baby Einstein videos are not all they're cracked up to be. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty ImagesThough hailed as a wonder drug of sorts by...Though hailed as a wonder drug of sorts by devoted parents, Baby Einstein and other educational DVDs may more accurately be, as one mother describes them, "like crack" for your baby.