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Child Development

A child's first five years of development are critical.

A child’s first five years of development are critical.

There are so many things that affects a child's development. Positive relationships are a big factor along with their experiences at home and at play. While stress and trauma can have a negative impact on brain growth. We have tips to help with your child's growth throughout all phases of life.

Articles about Child Development

Learn how to stimulate your baby’s brain during the first three years
Babies

5 Ways to Help Your Baby's Brain Grow

Learn how to stimulate your baby's brain during the first three years.

It’s never too early or too late to build confidence in your child.
Kids

Raise a More Confident Child

It's never too early or too late to build confidence in your child.

Siblings can be the best of friends but there will also always be a little sibling rivalry.
Kids

Sibling Rivalry in Children and Teens

Siblings can be the best of friends but there will also always be a little sibling rivalry.

10 Ways to Calm a Crying Baby
Babies

10 Ways to Calm a Crying Baby

How to help your baby stay quiet and calm.

Special Care for Special Kids
Kids

Special Care for Special Kids

Parenting a child with special needs brings changes, challenges, and joy.

How to Stop Bullying and Cyberbullying
Tweens & Teens

How to Stop Bullying and Cyberbullying

What to do when your child is being bullied - or is a bully.

How to stop toddler temper tantrums
Toddlers

5 Steps to Deal With a Clingy Toddler

Why is my child so clingy?

Pacifier Do's and Don'ts
Babies

Pacifier Do's and Don'ts

Learn when to use pacifiers and when to stop.

Expert Tips for Potty Training Success
Toddlers

Expert Tips for Potty Training Success

Every child is different. Know when your child is ready for potty training.

Making a Family Calendar for Infants
Babies

Making a Family Calendar

Making a daily schedule for babies can keep your whole family on track.

Making a Family Calendar for Toddlers
Toddlers

Making a Family Calendar

Consistency is Key!

Making a Family Calendar for Teens
Tweens & Teens

Making a Family Calendar

Keeping up with teen schedules can keep the entire family busy.

Understand the Why Behind the Whining
Toddlers

Understand the Why Behind the Whining

Five reasons your child whines, and how to stop it before it starts.

Raising your kids with healthy eating habits doesn’t have to be hard.
Kids

Healthy Meals for Kids

Raising your kids with healthy eating habits doesn't have to be hard.

COVID brings new ways of learning
Parents

10 Tips for Learning at Home

Tips to make learning at home a success.

Power of Positive Discipline
Toddlers

Power of Positive Discipline

Tips to help with your challenging toddler.

Positive Parenting Techniques with Teens
Tweens & Teens

Positive Parenting Techniques with Teens

What can I do about my unruly teen?

How to stop toddler temper tantrums
Toddlers

Handling Toddler Tantrums

Losing your cool over toddler tantrums? We have mom-tested tips to help.

How to stop rude tween behavior
Tweens & Teens

How to Stop Rude Tween Behavior

Tired of rude teen behavior? Here's how to stop it!

Hygiene Tips for Teens & Tweens
Tweens & Teens

Hygiene Tips for Teens & Tweens

Help keep your kids on track with their personal hygiene.

Setting Boundaries for Teen Behavior
Tweens & Teens

Setting Boundaries for Teen Behavior

Ten tips to stop rude teen behavior like backtalking, slamming doors, and more.

Kids & Mental Health
Kids

Kids & Mental Health: Anxiety, Stress, Depression & More

Understanding and supporting your child's mental health.

It is frustrating when your child talks back
Kids

What to Do When Kids Talk Back

Why your child talks back and how you can make them feel heard.

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