Child Development

Is your kid on track? Here's what you need to know about child development for the older kid, including appropriate behaviors, psychological development, social growth spurts, and emotional considerations.

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Why Haven't We Heard of Dyspraxia?

Approximately six to 10 percent of people struggle with this neurological disorder that often affects motor skills, but very few know what it is—or how it affects kids.

7 Books on Puberty for Boys

If puberty has made its awkward entrance into your son's life then you might be wondering where to look for straightforward answers to some of the most toughest questions. These books will give your kid the facts to navigate the choppy waters to teenhood.

Should You Let Your Kids Watch Horror Movies?

Coping with fear can help kids become more resilient, but thrillers aren't for everyone. If you decide to let your kids watch scary movies, here's how to increase the likelihood of a positive experience.

What to Do If Your Child Loves to Eavesdrop

Eavesdropping is a common childhood habit. But there are adult conversations you don't want your kid listening to. Experts explain how to put a halt to this totally normal but not always desired behavior.

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This Brooklyn Doctor Is Fighting for Equal Health Care for People of Color

The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted Black Americans. That’s why Dr. Uché Blackstock has made it her mission to advocate for better health outcomes for people of color.

An Age-by-Age Guide to Explaining Privilege to Kids

To stand up for what’s right in the world, we need to be attuned to what’s wrong. That’s where you, your kid, and this essential conversation come in.