When it comes to fitting in at preschool, what really counts, apparently, is a child's haircut, clothes, and how much he or she fits into gender norms.
Being a kid can be very rewarding when parents, teachers and caregivers use these fun printable reward charts!
Something as simple as a regular after-school exercise program has been found to enhance cognition in 7, 8 and 9-year-olds.
When one parent is always the bad cop, the other parent may try to compensate by being the good cop. But the damage may already be done.
Parents who take the helicopter parenting approach may be hindering their child's development by becoming too heavily involved in homework.
Can things like eating dinner together and reading books at bedtime influence on a child's intelligence development later in life?
As long as you struggle with your body image, the more likely it is that your child will struggle, too. A family therapist offers her advice.
Depression clearly runs in the family, but that doesn't mean it always has to be passed on to the next generation.
Parents: Want to help ensure your children turn out to be happy and socially well-adjusted? Bond with them when they are babies.
Could a baby's sleep problems be red flags for developmental difficulties in toddlerhood?
A new study suggests that kids with autism get less exercise than their neurotypical peers, but we can work with them to give them more opportunities.
Overly protective, a helicopter mom often has the best intentions, but their behavior can lead to unhealthy dependencies in both parents and children.
Picky eating among children is a common problem that can result in poor nutrition for kids, family conflict - and frustrated parents.
For those who believe birth order influences traits like personality and intelligence, a study of 377,000 high school students offers some good news.
Does birth order matter? A first-born child gets about 3,000 more hours of quality time with their parents between than does the next sibling.
Will your young baby actually remember happy times the next day? Researchers studying infant memories say they might.
If you want to give your kids an edge in life, teach them to perform under pressure.
A new study says that preschoolers should be encouraged to write at a young age -- even before they make their first step into a classroom.
Kids can maintain their reading skills over summer break by reading aloud to the local attention hound: the family dog.
The messier your baby or toddler gets while playing with food in the high chair, the more he or she is probably learning.
How to babies learn? When something surprises a baby, he or she ultimately learns more than from a similar yet predictable object.
Too much screen time can be detrimental to tween girls, but there is a surprisingly straightforward alternative for healthier social development.
Do you know any spoiled brats? Kids whose parents think they're God's gift to the world do tend to outshine their peers - in narcissism.
Reading is more than just a pleasurable pastime - it can expand the mind in many different ways, and may even enhance a child's intelligence.