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Child Development

You used to do everything for them. Now they're doing so much for themselves. Should they be doing even more? Are they hitting the same developmental milestones as other kids their age? Get answers to these and other child development questions, right here.

What's Next for Your Child?

Knowing how and when to introduce the amen ... more
10 ways to foster the mini mentor under your roof ... more
Use the cold weather to bond with your kids while playing winter sports ... more
How do the images our children see on TV, and in movies and video games affect them – and how can parents dial down the exposure? ... more
Your child's jonesing for the scarlet-sweater Uggs her BFF wears and says she'll die without them—oh, and also without an iPhone. How should you respond to jealousy in children?... more
Kids, tragedy, the road to recovery, and the new normal ... more
No one wants their kids experience failure, but it's one of the most important life lessons you can teach them. Here's why, and how to teach failure gracefully ... more
Are your tween's mood swings giving you whiplash? The AAP offers some advice on how to deal with emotions and stress in teens... more