Ages and Stages

    Ages and Stages

    From the baby through teen years, kids learn and grow in amazing ways. Here, find what to expect - step by step - and how you can help keep your child healthy and happy.
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    11-Year-Old Child Development Milestones
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    Staying Connected During the First Year of College
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    Bassinet vs. Crib: Which Is Better for My Baby?
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    Urinary Tract Infections in Toddlers
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    The 6 Best Online Dyslexia Tutoring Services of 2021
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    The 7 Best Learn to Read Apps of 2021
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    The Best Kids Meal Delivery Services in 2021
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    Can I Take Mucinex While Breastfeeding?
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    How to Teach Your Child to Make Their Bed
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    Teach Your Child to Be a Good Teammate
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    Can I Drink Green Tea While Pregnant?
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    Everything You Should Know About Hands-Free Baby Products
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    How to Give Your Child Cold and Flu Medicine
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    Why Katherine Schwarzenegger Pratt Doesn't Mind 3 a.m. Feedings
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    How Allison Holker Boss Finds Time to Dance Daily While Raising 3 Kids
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    Perspectives: 10 Families Share Their Favorite Fall Activities
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    10 Halloween Movies the Whole Family Can Enjoy
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    How to Raise an Extroverted Child
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    What Is the Difference Between a Nanny and a Babysitter?
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    The 12 Best Toddler Shows to Stream
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    Everything You Need for Your Baby: 6-9 Months
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    When Do Boys Stop Growing?
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    Everything You Need to Know About Your 1-Year-Old
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    Common Milestones Seen in 2-Year-Olds
    Positive attention reduces a lot of behavior problems in 2-year-olds.
    The Most Effective Ways to Discipline a Toddler
    These parenting tips will help you raise a healthy toddler.
    How to Raise Happy, Healthy Toddlers
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    What to Expect When Parenting Your 3-Year-Old
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    Everything You Need to Know About Your 4-Year-Old's Development
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    What You Need to Know About Your 5-Year-Old's Development
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    The Best Ways to Get a Preschooler to Behave
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    Parenting Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy Preschoolers
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    Everything You Need to Know About Your 6-Year-Old's Development
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    The Developmental Milestones You Can Expect From Your 7-Year-Old
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    How Children Grow and Develop at Age 8
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    Growth and Developmental Milestones for a 9-Year-Old Boy or Girl
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    Most Effective Ways to Discipline a 6-Year-Old Child
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    The Best Parenting Strategies for Raising Happy, Healthy School-Age Kids
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    What to Expect From Your 10-Year-Old
    How to Discipline and Handle Challenges With Tweens
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    Parent's Guide to Navigating the Tween Years
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    Social and Emotional Development in 13-Year-Old Teens
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    Is Your 14-Year-Old Teen Developing Normally?
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    What You Can Expect of the Emotional Development in 15-Year-Olds
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    Is Your 17-Year-Old Developing Normally?
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    The Developmental Milestones 18-Year-Olds Reach
    Restitution can be an effective consequence for teenagers.
    These Consequences Will Change Your Teen's Behavior
    Tips for raising a happy, healthy teen.
    How to Raise a Happy, Healthy Teenager
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    What Does It Mean If My Child Moves Around A Lot While They Sleep?
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    Do Babies Dream?
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    When Do Babies Roll Over?
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    When Do Babies Laugh?
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    How to Deal With Your Child's Emotional Behavior by Age Group
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    How to Get Your Child Over Their Fear of Water
    Anxiously attached kids may exhibit separation anxiety.
    How to Help Anxiously Attached Kids Feel More Secure
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    Get Involved With Advocacy Groups for Women and Children's Health
    Imaginary friends come in many forms.
    How Parents Should Respond to Their Child's Imaginary Friend
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    Why Risk-Taking Is Healthier Than Playing It Safe