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The Incredibles' wasn't only a box-office smash hit -- it was also a technological marvel of animation. In this article we go behind the scenes to find out how 'The Incredibles' was made. Learn more about 'The Incredibles.'

By Vicki Arkoff

Winnie the Pooh is one of the world's favorite bears. In this article we'll travel down memory lane and show you how the character of Winnie the Pooh came to life. Join the trip as we learn about Winnie the Pooh, his friends, and the movies and shows they've had.

By Michael Allen

'Finding Nemo' was a blockbuster movie that also set the standard for animation technology. Here is a close look at how this spectacular movie came to be.

By Vicki Arkoff

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Thomas the Tank Engine is the world's most famous fictional locomotive. For more than 50 years he and his friends in the railyard have made the Island of Sodor a fascinating and educational place. Learn all the details about Thomas the Tank Engine.

By Michael Mallory & Natalie Walker Whitlock

'Scooby-Doo' has been one of the most popular cartoons of the past four decades -- during which it's undergone many changes but kept its vital spark. Here's a look at the phenomenon that is 'Scooby-Doo.'

By Michael Mallory

Elmo joined "Sesame Street" 21 years ago, and his own "Elmo's World" segments debuted almost a decade ago -- to the delight of kids everywhere. He is now the most recognized children's character in the United States. Take a peek into Elmo's past, present and future.

By Natalie Walker Whitlock

How has a humble little sea sponge soaked up so many viewers since his 1999 premiere? Learn about the secrets to SpongeBob's success and find your favorite episode with a complete episode guide.

By Linda Williams Aber

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It started with Snow White six decades ago. Now it's an entertainment and marketing dynasty known as Disney Princess. Learn about Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Mulan, Pocahontas and Sleeping Beauty in this article.

By Vicki Arkoff

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.

By Alvin Eden

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.

By Alvin Eden

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.

By Elizabeth Eden

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"Dora the Explorer" is one of the most popular television shows for preschoolers. We spoke with co-creator Valerie Walsh to find out how Dora the Explorer went from an idea to the series.

By Brandi Kleinert Larsen

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.

By Michael Meyerhoff

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.

By Michael Meyerhoff

Understanding cognitive and social development in a newborn will allow you to promote the acquisition of new skills. Read about babies' development in all areas, including learning, human relationships, and language.

By Michael Meyerhoff

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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.

By Michael Meyerhoff

Exercise with a newborn can be lots of fun for you and your baby, as well as being excellent for his development. Learn how to work out with baby.

By Michael Meyerhoff

While many parents take classes to prepare them for labor and delivery and to acquire some baby-care skills, not a lot have been taught about their newborn's characteristics and growth. Learn about your baby's development.

By Michael Meyerhoff

As expectant parents, you perhaps thought the baby soon to be born would be all yours, alone. Not quite so, as you've probably found out. Learn more about introducing baby to the family.

By Michael Meyerhoff

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Parents are choosing from a much wider variety of baby names than ever before. Names might include cultural influences, reference a book or movie character, or even be influenced by popular media.

By Cleveland Kent Evans

Security and stability are the key factors in buying baby equipment. Read this article for safety tips to consider when you're purchasing everything from strollers and high chairs to clothes and toys.

By Editors of Consumer Guide

Self abuse is a common problem among teens. Learn more about cutting and the risks that are associated with this disorder.

By DiscoveryHealth.com writers

What do you need to do before bringing home your new adopted baby? Learn the four steps of adoption to make sure you're adequately prepared for a new child.

By American Baby

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Every child needs a sense of background and identity, and this can be especially confusing for adopted children. Read about how to help your adopted children establish their racial identity.

By American Baby

The motor milestones that occur during your baby's first year may seem unrelated to one another, but in fact they happen in sequence. Learn what skills babies typically develop, in order from head to foot.

By Jenny Friedman