Social & Emotional Development
Separation anxiety? Jealousy? Trouble sharing? Building good social skills now can help your child navigate the world with confidence. Learn what you can do to help foster your baby's emotional development.
10 Simple Solutions for Separation Anxiety Almost every parent has dealt with some level of separation anxiety—including Elizabeth Pantley, parenting expert and author of the ...
Are Binkies Bad for Boys? A new study links pacifier use to stunted emotional development—but only for boys.
Being Born Too Early Does Not Equal Lifetime of Health Problems It was once thought that preterm babies were going to face health issues throughout their life. That may not be so.
Coping with Baby Separation Anxiety Do you think your baby suffers from separation anxiety? Learn how you can cope with separation anxiety babies.
Crashing the Party: Knowing When It’s OK to Bring the Kids Sometimes even the socially sensitive parent has a tough time figuring out when and where kids are truly welcome. A few tips can help parents ...
Does Birth Order Matter? Whether they're first born, in the middle, the youngest, or the one and only, children all have personality characteristics associated with ...
How to Handle... a Biter Is your child a biter? We asked a childhood education specialist, a pediatric dentist, and a home day care provider what biting means, and what ...
How to Handle… A Child Who Prefers One Parent We asked a pediatrician, a child psychologist, and an Attachment Parenting expert for the secret to managing a toddler's preferred-parent ...
Is Your Baby a Mean Girl in the Making? A Canadian study shows a less cute-and-cuddly side of babies.
Q&A: At what age is stranger anxiety common?
Q&A: I have a new baby. How should I handle my jealous 2-year-old?
Q&A: Is it normal for a 9-month-old to slap herself? My 9-month-old daughter has recently started to slap herself on the forehead and the side of her head. She also sometimes pulls her hair. ...
Q&A: My 10-month-old girl is very clingy. Is this normal? My 10-month-old girl is very clingy. She will not play with her toys alone and always wants company. She follows me wherever I go. Is this ...
Q&A: My 9-month-old hates me! Help! My 9-month-old daughter hates me! OK, maybe I am overreacting. For the past two weeks she wants her father only. What can I do? ...
Q&A: Separation Anxiety in Seven-Month-Old My daughter is seven months old and an only child. How do I prepare her for separation?