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Peacemaking in Large Families

Gender and age differences, along with temperament, can make for unique roles for each child and distinct relationships among siblings.

When Mealtime Becomes a Power Struggle

My 9-month-old is resisting solid foods, and mealtimes are turning into a power struggle. We introduced solids at six months, and she has been breast-fed, with an occasional bottle of breast milk.

Raising Your One and Only

Raising an only child brings special challenges and rewards.

Learning & Development

Knowing when and how to control impulses is important for school readiness.

Flash cards emphasize memorization but complex langauge is what's important.

Developmentally appropriate? Scaffolding? Your child’s teacher might use language other educators understand but may be new to you.

Quality Child Care Matters

NAEYC-Accredited Programs

Use these tips to guide you as you look for a quality child care or preschool program for your child.