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Child Development

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.

Can you really make your child smarter?

There aren't any quick, simple ways to turn your child into a genius, but your actions as parents do have a big influence on your children's intellectual capacity. Learn how to nurture a child's inherent mental capabilities.

Ultimate Guide to Potty-Training

Potty training is a developmental skill your child cannot master until he is ready. The process of training should be called potty learning, since your child teaches himself. Learn how to potty train a child. See more »

How To Discipline A Child

Some children are hyperactive and pose greater challenges to their parents. But all should be accepted and loved, and parents should remember to show proper guidance or discipline. Read about how to discipline a child. See more »

Understanding a Child's Eating Habits

As your child becomes a toddler stage and has a more active role in what he eats, you will lose a little of the control over your child's diet. Learn about a child's eating habits. See more »

How to Care for a Child's Teeth

When your baby begins to smile, you will probably see an endearing toothless grin. By taking a few steps early, you can ensure a healthy smile throughout her life. Learn how to care for a child's teeth. See more »

How to Choose Clothes for a Child

New parents usually receive a lot of clothes as gifts. Unfortunately, some of the more popular gift items aren't very useful to or popular with babies. Learn how to choose clothes for a child. See more »

How to Choose Toys for a Child

The first time you look through the toy department you may be struck by how expensive toys are today. With toys, expense has nothing to do with quality. Learn how to choose toys for a child. See more »

How to Answer Difficult Questions From Children

You give your child a great deal of information in answer to his questions. However, some of your child's questions will be easier to answer than others. Learn how to answer your child's difficult questions. See more »

Understanding How Children Mature

For your child, the journey to independence is an exciting, frequently frustrating, and sometimes frightening adventure. By the time your child is three years old, she has made remarkable developmental strides. See more »

How to Stimulate a Child's Mind

Stimulating a child's mind can result in a child who is engaged and excited about the world around them. Read about how different toys, books, games and art projects can stimulate a child's mind. See more »

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. See more »