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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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Young girl look herself in the mirror with new eyeglasses in optical

8 tips to help your child have a positive body image

Teach your child about a healthy lifestyle instead of focusing on appearance
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Father and his little daughter together in the field, sad child.

Stop the whining in your home

Giving in will only encourage them to whine again. Try these tips instead.
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Mom and baby sit on the floor playing with wooden blocks.

Play games to boost your baby’s brain development

Peek-a-boo, 'finding' baby's toes, and other activities delight growing brains
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Father and son playing dress-up in bedroom.

7 easy activities to bust winter boredom

Have some indoor fun with boredom busters you and your child can do together
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Little toddler boy opening a drawer, child injury accident waiting to happen. Rear view.

Keep kids safe: The ABCs of childhood injury prevention

Check this list of home and family safety tips you might not have thought of
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11-12-year-old girl sits on her bed doing homework, home alone after school.

Staying home alone: When is it safe for kids?

Dr. Stephanie Hanson helps parents, kids prep for this step toward independence
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A mom reads to her baby and child in her lap on the bed.

Read aloud to help your child learn to love books

Snuggle up and find your silly voice: Reading with kids builds early learning
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