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Big discipline mistakes you might be making (and how to fix them). Plus, get more toddler discipline advice
- Happy solutions for when your toddler wants things her way
- All arguments aren't created equal. Here's how to figure out what's really causing your kids' spat and restore the peace
- She's the youngest child, and she's still just a toddler. So why is the whole family under her thumb?
- Little Interrupters
- We try to scold and praise our children the "correct" way. But sometimes the wrong way might be better
- Making the move from the crib to a bed is a toddler rite of passage
- We started letting our 2- and 5-year-old sons eat in front of the TV so they'd sit still long enough to finish. It's now a habit -- any advice?
- When your child reaches age 5, he's probably ready to begin learning how to make his bed
- All preschoolers can be difficult, but some behavior crosses the line.
- "Pre-schoolers are naturally self-centered," says Nora Newcombe, Ph.D., a professor of psychology at Temple University. And one way they assert their independence is by holding tight to their possessions. Still, there are ways to jump-start generosity.
- By age 5 or 6, most children are able to imagine what other people are feeling, which is essential to pardoning them
- Your child's new bad habit may actually be a developmental milestone
- How a child develops through the years
- Even the most restrained parents can lose control and strike out. Understanding why and realizing you're not alone can help you make sure it doesn't happen again