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Understanding child development will help prepare you for each stage of your child's growth and maturation. Read up on child development in these articles.

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Getting Your Children to Listen to You

Here are some techniques that you can use to improve communication with your kids. They may not mind you or agree, but at least they'll hear what you're saying.


The Secrets to Creativity: How much do you know?

 The Secrets to Creativity: How much do you know?

How creative are you? Is it possible to increase a person's creativity? Test your knowledge with this creativity quiz. See more »

What is parental alienation syndrome?

 What is parental alienation syndrome?

What is parental alienation syndrome? Learn about parental alienation syndrome in this article. See more »

The Ultimate Raising Children Quiz

 The Ultimate Raising Children Quiz

Most parents want to raise well-adjusted and intellectual children. Take this quiz and find out tips for raising your children. See more »

What are Erik Erikson's stages of human development?

 What are Erik Erikson's stages of human development?

Learn about Erik Erikson's stages of human development in this article. Visit HowStuffWorks Family to find out what are Erik Erikson's stages of human development. See more »

What are the child development milestones?

 What are the child development milestones?

What are the major child development milestones? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn what the major child development milestones are. See more »

When should a child be tested for ADHD?

 When should a child be tested for ADHD?

When should a child be tested for ADHD? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn when a child should be tested for ADHD. See more »

What are Piaget's stages of cognitive development?

 What are Piaget's stages of cognitive development?

What are Piaget's stages of development? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn what Piaget's stages of development are. See more »

What is the zone of proximal development?

 What is the zone of proximal development?

What is the zone of proximal development? Visit HowStuffWorks to learn what the zone of proximal development is. See more »

5 Things to Know: Family Fights

 5 Things to Know: Family Fights

Family fights can have a big impact on kids as they develop. Learn 5 things to know about family fights. See more »

Word Games for Kids

 Word Games for Kids

Try these word games for kids and engage with the fascinating world of language. Learn more about these word games for kids at HowStuffWorks. See more »