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A 5-Year-Old With Troubled Sleep

Quality of sleep is extremely important for young children, even when they are getting the appropriate amount of sleep.

Child Raising in a Time of Multitasking

Multitasking has been glorified while new stresses on working parents sap more energy. Yet the most important jobs – like child raising – can’t be done without our full attention.

Criticism and Praise

Parents may not always realize just how seriously a child takes each criticism and each encouraging word. 

Learning & Development

Many of your child’s daily activities can increase muscle strength and coordination and help prepare her for more advanced skills.

When you talk to your child, you support her language development. Think of what you are saying from your infant or toddler’s point of view.

Young children don't need highly specialized equipment to explore the natural world scientifically. 

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.