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Simple Ways to Promote Mindfulness and Self-Regulation in Your Child

Children can learn what’s “appropriate” from observation and discussion, but teaching them skills to navigate challenging or new situations can better prepare them to be successful in the future. Some...

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Fine-Motor Skills to Watch for the First Six Months
With every advancement in fine-motor skills, a child becomes increasingly independent. What fine-motor skills will your child develop in the first six months?
Tips to Teach Your Child Patience, Remembering, and Problem Solving
A resilient child thrives in the classroom, tending to have fewer or milder behavioral and emotional problems, greater engagement in school, and stronger academic skills.
Social-Emotional Milestones to Watch For: Months 7-12
A child’s social-emotional development creates the context in which they develop and exercise all of their other abilities. Discover four critical social-emotional milestones for you to watch for during baby’s first year.
3 Simple Ways to Foster Persistence in Your Child
Developing perseverance early in childhood leads to later academic success. Read our 3 tips for fostering persistence.
Social-Emotional Milestones to Watch For: Months 4-6
A child’s social-emotional development creates the context in which they develop and exercise all of their other abilities. Discover four critical social-emotional milestones for you to watch for during months four to six.
Children and Screen Time: Embracing technology without guilt
How much time is appropriate for your young child to spend looking at screens? Is it developmentally appropriate for your child to even be looking at screens at all? Get the latest information from The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and others.
Toxic Stress and How to Avoid it
What causes toxic stress and can it be overcome? Understand the connections between a caregivers’ stress response and a child’s cognitive development.
Why Diverse Books Matter: Building Awareness Through Books
Reading diverse books opens doorways through which your child can learn, can grow, and ultimately can take thoughtful action in the real world.
8 Ways to Foster Resilience in Your Child
The ability to overcome negative emotions is called resilience. How can you build this emotional skill in your child? Read our 8 tips for fostering resilience.
Why Schedules and Routines Matter
Why are routines so important? Your child learns through experiences during play and routines. Even mundane routines can be turned into a rich learning experience.
5 Ways Support Your Child’s Development in the New Year
The simple act of being present with your child has long-term, positive impacts on cognitive growth, language development, and the overall well-being. How can you resolve to be a more present parent in the new year?
Seasonal Affective Disorder and Self-Care: How to Overcome the Cold Weather Blues
Self-care is crucial to a positive family environment, yet it can be far more difficult to maintain during the cold months. Read our tips for overcoming the cold weather blues.