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Toddler Growth and Development

When should your toddler start talking? Discover the average milestones for children ages 12 to 36 months old and how you can encourage their development.
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Why Educational Games for Infants and Toddlers Give Them an Edge
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How You Can Easily Transition Your Toddler to Their New Bedroom
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Your Child's Hand Dominance Isn't Something They Choose
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Dramatic Play Can Lead to a Development of Many Skills for Your Child
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Fine Motor and Communication Skills Are Typical Toddler Benchmarks
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Why Gross Motor Skills Are a Key Stage of Development
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5 Fun Ways to Make Handwriting Stress-Free for Your Child
toddler writing
How to Teach Your Toddler to Write
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How Functional Play Allows Children to Entertain Themselves
toddler speech delay
When Your Child's Speech Delay Is a Red Flag
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How to Prepare Before You Take Your Toddler to a Funeral
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3 Signs of Stress in Babies and How You Can Help
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How Magical Thinking Affects Toddlers
Toddlers learning to share toys
Collaborative Play Usually Begins When Children Are Toddlers
Toddler Belly Button
Toddlers Can Recognize Their Body Parts With Help From Parents
language delay
How Would You Know If Your Child Has a Delay in Language Development?
Toddler crawls on mats in a gymnasium
How to Keep Toddlers Safe When They Love to Climb
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Causes of Toddler Speech Delays
Why isn't my 20 month old talking yet
Is It Normal for a 20-Month-Old to Speak Very Little?
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Is Your Older Child Jealous of the New Baby?
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How Parents Can Encourage Constructive Play in Toddlers
Best Toys for 15 Month Olds
The 10 Best Toys for 15 Month Olds of 2021
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Can a Temper Tantrum Be Harmful to My Toddler?
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Your Child Will Need Help When He or She First Starts Walking Up Stairs
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What to Do When a Toddler Plays With His Penis
Mother helping baby boy walk
Every Toddler Is Different When Learning to Walk
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How Toddlers Can Gain Tons of Developmental Skills From Art
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The 7 Best Online Reading Tutoring Services of 2021
Learn to Read Apps
The 7 Best Learn to Read Apps of 2021
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Toddler Development
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Toys that Help Your Toddler Learn to Walk
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The Best Way for Talking to Children About War Since It's Not Easy
Talk to kids about guns and gun safety issues.
How to Talk to Kids About Guns Through the Ages
Talk to your child about the health benefits of not smoking.
Talking Points Can Reduce the Chances Your Child Will Smoke Cigarettes
Toddler sleeping
What to Do About Infant Night Terrors
Verywell Family's Child Development Journey
What to Expect From Your Child at Every Developmental Age and Stage
Explain to your child why you're not going to work.
Saying the Right Things to Your Family When You Lose a Job
Talk to kids about the difference betwen wants and needs.
How to Tell Your Kids No and Teach Them Financial Priorities
Talk to your child about her disability.
How to Talk About Your Child's Disability so They Don't Feel Different
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How to Test for Normal Infant and Toddler Development
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How Can the Bayley Scales Test Show If Your Child Is Developing Right?
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13 Reasons Why It’s Time to Stop Avoiding a Convo About Big 3 Issues
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Age-Appropriate Ways to Explain Miscarriage to a Child
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Educating Your Child About Issues Like Hunger and Homelessness
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How to Teach Your Kids What to Do If They Get Lost
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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
3 year old development milestones
What to Expect When Parenting Your 3-Year-Old
4 year old development milestones
Everything You Need to Know About Your 4-Year-Old's Development
5 year old development milestones
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
Young boy eating dinner in kitchen
Parenting Tips for Raising Happy, Healthy Preschoolers
6 year old development milestones
Everything You Need to Know About Your 6-Year-Old's Development
7 year old development milestones
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