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Is full-day kindergarten too much for four-year-olds?

For parents and children, full-day kindergarten means a consistent routine with less juggling for alternative child care, but is it right for kids, parents and teachers alike?

5 Reasons to Potty-Train in the Summer Months

Most experts agree that the biggest factor in teaching kids to use the toilet is readiness, and if your child shows enthusiasm for the transition the season won’t matter. Here are some of the reasons why it’s definitely simpler for you if the toilet trial-and-error happens in the summer.

How to baby proof your home

While it's not possible to make your home completely baby-proof, there are lots of things you can do to make it as safe as possible.

Growing pains 101: 5 fast facts

From a vague ache to the potential for serious discomfort, growing pains come in all shapes and sizes. It’s hard to see your child suffering, especially when there’s no physical booboo to cover with a superhero bandage, but here are five quick facts to help you ease their worries (and your own!).

3 Parenting Lessons from Ancient Cultures

The saying goes "it takes a village" author Michaeleen Doucleff proves it by traveling around the world to learn ancient parenting lessons.

How to tell if a late walker is a cause for concern

Is your kiddo taking his time moving from crawling to walking? Don't fret just yet.

Helping A Reluctant Potty Trainer

Potty training can be tricky. Even though it's frustrating, the most important thing you can do is be patient and wait for your child's cues.

Help Kids Manage Anxiety and Get Improved Sleep

Most parents have awoken to the sound of their child having a bad dream, or gently soothed a little one who was having trouble settling down at bedtime. It’s not uncommon and for some families, it’s a regular occurrence. This makes for exhausted kids — and very tired parents! Nobody...

Tips for raising a multilingual child

If you’re concerned that exposing your children to multiple languages as toddlers will affect their speech or comprehension when starting school, don’t worry.

Autism Awareness or Acceptance? Why We Should Shift Our Language

Each year, April 1 marks the start of International Autism Awareness Month. Mayors in many cities around the world raise a symbolic flag, and awareness campaigns are often launched on World Autism Awareness Day, April 2. But autism advocacy groups are calling on the public and media outlets to...

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