Every child will feel some trepidation over the impending arrival of a new baby brother or sister. For stepchildren, this can become even more complicated. Learn basic things you can do to help your stepchild transition.
While angry emotions from a child or parent are normal, there are acceptable and unacceptable ways of dealing with them. Learn how to help your child control himself during anger and get tips for you to get your emotions under control when you're upset.
Your baby is not only learning to interact with the world around him, but also (much more importantly) with you! Do you know how to encourage your infant' social and emotional development? Find out how and take the quiz.
Graduation from bottle to cup, crib to bed, and from high chair to booster are just a few of the many toddler transitions you might be seeing. Help your tot through these times with a minimal amount of stress.
Children are never too young to grieve. When the death of a pet or family member occurs, or a disaster invades their world, kids need support and reassuring words to get them through. Here's help for getting started.
Have you started thinking about how to discipline your child? Our pediatrician offers simple ideas for introducing the concept of time-out to toddlers and handling their frustrating (but age-appropriate!) behaviors.
Do you live with a strong-willed child who demonstrates intense temperaments? Learn how to help your child manage his or her "spirited" behavior and what you can do to diffuse problems or avoid them when possible.
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