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Help! My grandaughter constantly puts things behind and around her neck.

Will my 3-year-old daughter have orthodontic problems in the future from still using a pacifier?

 Play is a child’s work. As he plays, he has a chance to relive his experiences, ask questions about his world and, most of all, act out his dreams.

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

For parents and their young children, family mealtimes can be valued as opportunities for sharing each other’s ideas and company. 

How can we help restore and strengthen social networks that nourish parents? 

Which is better for a child's brain growth: Preschool or at-home parent interaction?

We are deeply honored that the National Association for the Education of Young Children is bringing “Families Today” to its website. This column, formerly syndicated by the New York Times, appeared every week in newspapers and magazines around the country and abroad for more than 20 years.