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Stages & Milestones for Ages 3-5

Stages & Milestones for Ages 3-5

 
From roadside accidents to school shootings, scary events happen every day. Learn how to discuss them so kids understand — and feel safe,...
Can your small child handle helping out around the house? You bet! See our age-by-age guide.
A favorite blanket or stuffed animal helps preschoolers feel secure in new situations.
The growing demands of school require new skills and a guiding hand from you.
Friendship becomes a very important part of 5-year-old's experience.
If your child is aggressive, keep discipline fresh by tweaking old tactics to fit new circumstances.
Help your child's friendships flourish — even in the face of difficulty.
It's tough for kids to grasp why it's not their own birthday yet.
Bragging is a rite of passage for 5- and 6-year-olds.
What mastering the monkey bars teaches children about the world — and themselves
Find out what educators mean by theory of mind, and why it matters to your family.
As your child grows, she becomes more sophisticated in noticing and classifying the people she encounters every day.
Stop sass and keep discipline fresh by tweaking old tactics to fit new circumstances.
Is your child tuning you out? Avoid discipline problems by tweaking old tactics to fit new circumstances.

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