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Published: 01/18/2013 by Steve Calechman in Child Development
A child's first birthday is a special occasion, full of parental expectations. Here, columnist Steve Calechman recounts the reality of celebrating with a 1-year-old.
Published: 01/11/2013 by Sara Solovitch in Behavior
Today's adolescents are more anxious and stressed than ever. Hovering parents, and a culture that prizes giving kids a leg up, may be to blame. Here, psychologist and author Madeline Levine talks about the problem and what to do.
Published: 11/30/2012 by Christina Elston in Behavior
A proposed overhaul of the way autism is defined has some parents worried that their children's diagnoses and services are in jeopardy. But health providers say most kids will retain the diagnosis under the proposed guidelines.
New research reveals that children's reasons for excluding peers from games, parties and cliques are more complicated than previously thought. The study's findings could help adults guide kids to find alternatives.
Two Boston gender experts are challenging beliefs that boys and girls learn and behave differently because of brain structure, and must therefore be taught differently. They argue that our culture creates stereotypes that lead to these differences.
Published: 09/24/2012 in Child Development
A survey of American adults reveals a lot of misunderstanding about learning disabilities, including beliefs that these disorders can be caused by a poor diet, watching too much TV or even childhood vaccines.
Dr. Gene Beresin, co-director of the Center for Mental Health and Media at MassGeneral Hospital for Children, gives advice to parents on how to talk to children about the recent Colorado shooting and help them feel comfortable back in movie theaters.