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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: 04/19/2011 in Child Care
Meghan MacLean Weir, M.D., author of Between Expectations: Lessons from a Pediatric Residency, talks about her time spent at Children's Hospital in Boston .
Your child is on a youth sports team and you don't think he's getting enough playing time. You want to approach the coach but you don't want to come across as an aggressive parent. Here's what you need to know and how to communicate effectively.
Published: 03/20/2012 by Susan Flynn in Behavior
Fast-paced lives, too many clothes, toys and gadgets, over-scheduled days – Kim John Payne, the founder of the Simplicity Parenting movement, says all of these have contributed to kids under too much pressure. Here's a look at his recipe for change.
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.
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.
A new book by author Tom Sturges offers a refreshing and upbeat take on raising teens, and offers parents strategies for dealing with the sudden shut down in communication that inevitably occurs.