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Raising Great Kids: Dealing with Selfishness

Trying to teach your preschoolers to be giving, but bumping up against bouts of selfishness? Here, Drs. Cloud and Townsend discuss developmentally appropriate expectations for how to deal with the ugly selfish monster in every kid. read more

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Let’s Play!

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The Case For Celebrating Birthdays

There are some families who pace themselves for birthdays: one year family party, one year friend party. I’m not of that variety. My husband and I both come from lines of birthday celebrators. read more

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The Giggle Cup

One morning, while refereeing my children I quietly walked into the kitchen, retrieved a red plastic cup from the pantry and deliberately placed it on the counter. I declared it the Giggle Cup. read more

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The Wonder of Play

Playing together may seem like a luxury during busy days, but it’s actually an important part of child development and a valuable part of your daily time together. Read on to discover just how powerful play can be. read more