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Always place baby on their back for a safe night's sleep.

How to make sure baby has a safe, good night’s sleep

Parents of newborns can try these tips at bedtime
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Early reading can enhance children's language and listening skills.

Help your 2- to 3-year-old learn reading is fun

Learn a few fun ways to engage your young child in books
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Contests tap student ideas for mental health, heart care

UND and NDSU students are applying their innovative approach to helping patients
Carson Walker Carson Walker 6 min read
Three active boys jumping on a couch.

Why does my child react that way?

Learn how temperament affects your child’s stress reactions — and how to help
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5-8-year-old boy covered in paint in art room.

What to do when your child says ‘it wasn’t me!’

Admitting mistakes is tough. Learn how to help your child accept responsibility
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Parents hold their newborn baby in a nursery with natural light.

COVID-19 FAQs: How can I keep my newborn safe?

Physical distancing from anyone who's sick can help child & parent stay healthy
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Happy multicultural babies sit in a row on a white background.

Amelia, Liam top baby names of 2020 at Sanford Health

Charlotte and Oliver rank as second most popular baby names
Jon Berg Jon Berg 2 min read
Toddler looking through a magnifying glass.

When your toddler’s top phrase is ‘No! I don’t want to!’

Challenging as it may be, this phase shows your child is developing independence
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Grandpa plays airplane with his granddaughter.

The power of consistency while parenting young children

One of the simplest ways to improve a toddler’s behavior is to be consistent
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Young girl with glasses holds a handwritten "Thank You" card

Help your child develop an attitude of gratitude

There are lots of ways to teach 'thank yous' in even the littlest children
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