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Lauren is Chief Editor of Famlii bringing nearly 15 years of experience in child development, early learning, and non-profit advocacy supporting parents. She lives on the West Coast with her husband, dog, and four rambunctious kids. She is still utterly perplexed by parenthood.
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An Individual with Attitude: One Year Old Child Development

Realizing that your child has a personality with strong desires, feelings and needs is one of the hardest realizations for a parent. Understanding one year old child development will help you tune into her...
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How to Hold a Successful Family Meeting

The family meeting is a regularly scheduled event that allows all family members a chance to actively participate in running the family and to encourage family communication among all members of the family. It can...
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Your Parenting Role Changes: Here’s How and When

As children grow and develop, so does your job as ‘parent’. Rather than a rigid view of parenting, parents can modify their expectations, adapting to the changing needs of their growing children. While parents spend...
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How Modern Parenting Styles Impact Motivation and Independence

Modern parenting styles -- Helicopters, Tiger Moms, Free-range Parenting, Slow Parents, and Attachment Parenting – are nothing new;  they all have their roots in the classic styles based on parental control and support. But...
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The Basics of Child Development: How Children Think, Feel, and Grow

Child development is the study of how children think, feel, and grow. Development occurs in a predictable sequence, but every child has their own unique timeline. Children will babble sounds before saying words. They usually...

Tantrum Survival: How to Handle (and Avoid) Tantrums

Here are some ways to lessen the number of temper tantrums your child has, to respond to a tantrum when it happens, and to help your child learn more about his feelings and healthy...
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Health Kit for Toddlers: 7 Life-Saving, Time-Saving Supplies

Be prepared for toddler fever, diarrhea, vomiting, and daily boo-boos. Stock your home first aid kit with these basic supplies for helping sick kids feel better. Home First Aid Kit Essentials for Dealing with Sick...
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Your Talkative Two Year Old – Child Development Overview

The gentle age of two (24-30 months) usually provides a brief, yet calm period for parents, coming between disequilibrium at 18 months and the more difficult and demanding age of 2 1/2 that will...

How to Play Eat a Rainbow: A Healthy Eating Game with Rules and Printable...

The color of each fruit and vegetable is created by phyto-chemicals that benefit the human body in different ways -- so remember, “eat a rainbow!” This healthy eating game is appropriate for any child who...

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