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    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • Becoming a Stepparent
    Stepparenting can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Learn how to cultivate a healthy relationship with your stepkids.
  • Bilingual Families
    In some countries, it's common for kids to learn two or more languages at a time and to use them daily to communicate and understand people around them.
  • Communication and Your 1- to 2-Year-Old
    Your toddler is probably saying a few first words now, but you may not be able to understand them all. Learn about how your child is communicating.
  • Communication and Your 1- to 3-Month-Old
    Your baby is learning to communicate through facial expressions like smiling or frowning as well as crying, squealing, babbling, and laughing. And those sounds are early attempts to speak!
  • Communication and Your 13- to 18-Year-Old
    Teens spend much of the day outside the home, but it's important that you take time every day to talk with your teen to share opinions, ideas, and information.
  • Communication and Your 2- to 3-Year-Old
    Communicating with a child is one of the most pleasurable and rewarding experiences for both parent and child. Learn how to connect with your 2- to 3-year-old.
  • Communication and Your 4- to 5-Year-Old
    Communicating with our kids is one of the most pleasurable and rewarding parts of parenting. Learn how to connect with your 4- to 5-year-old.
  • Communication and Your 4- to 7-Month-Old
    Your baby's range of sounds and facial expressions continues to grow, and your baby is also imitating sounds, which are the first attempts at speaking.
  • Communication and Your 6- to 12-Year-Old
    Communicating with a child is one of the most pleasurable and rewarding experiences for both parent and child. Learn how to connect with your 6- to 12-year-old.
  • Communication and Your 8- to 12-Month-Old
    Babies this age might be about to say their first words, and communicate using body language. Read more about communicating with your baby.
  • Communication and Your Newborn
    From birth, your newborn has been communicating with you. Crying may seem like a foreign language, but soon you'll know what your baby needs - a diaper change, a feeding, or your touch.
  • Delayed Speech or Language Development
    Knowing what's "normal" and what's not in speech and language development can help you figure out if you should be concerned or if your child is right on schedule.
  • Disciplining Your Toddler
    Reeling in your active little one can be tough. But setting limits now helps prevent bigger problems down the road.
  • Does My Toddler Have a Language Delay?
    Find out what the experts have to say.
  • Your Child's Handwriting
    Even with great PC skills, kids still need to learn how to write by hand. Learn how to encourage good penmanship and help your child become a better communicator.
 

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