Social & Emotional Growth
Why Kids Tease and How to Help Your Child Handle It
How to help your preschooler if she's being teased.
Teaching Manners to Children: Learning "Nice" Words
The first step to teaching manners to children involves getting them to say "nice words."
Teaching Your Preschooler Telephone Manners
When your preschooler answers the telephone, there is no reason why she can't use good manners. Here is how to teach them.
Restaurant Manners for Kids
Want to dine out more with your preschooler? Check out our restaurant manners for kids.
Manners for Kids
Want to have the best-behaved kid in the schoolyard? Check out our guide to manners for kids.
Understanding Your Child's Imaginary Friend
Why you should set an extra place at the dinner table if you preschooler introduces you to an imaginary friend.
Help! My Preschooler Won't Stop Nose Picking!
Just because nose picking in preschoolers is a common habit, it doesn't mean it's a behavior you have to accept. How to stop your child from picking her nose.
Sending Kids' Thank You Notes
A reader asks if sending kids' thank you notes is necessary. (Answer: Yes!)
Talking to Young Children About September 11
As the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America approaches every year, your preschooler may have some questions about what she is seeing and hearing in the media. How to best approach talking to young children about September 11.
Types of Play
From independent to parallel, there are many different types of play for your preschooler to engage in. How to tell what your preschooler is doing and when she should hit specific play milestones.
How to Start a Preschool Playgroup
A preschool playgroup is great for your child's socialization skills (and yours too). How to start one.
How to Talk to Young Children About Natural Disasters
When a natural disaster hits, it's nearly impossible to avoid the footage. Here's how to help your child understand what is going on.
Everything you need to know about your growing preschooler -- the most pressing issues from physical growth to emotional development.
Helping Preschoolers Cope with Post-Holiday Letdown
After the presents have been opened, the songs have been sung and the cookies have all been eaten, many preschoolers have a difficult time transitioning from the euphoric time that the holidays offer back to the day-to-day happenings of life. Here's how to help them get out of their holiday letdown.