Articles about child development


Our future depends upon caring for the early educators

Last updated: 06/30/2020

Our future depends upon caring for the early educators By Sara Vecchiotti and Rebecca E. Gomez, opinion contributors — 06/25/20 07:00 PM EDT The views expressed by...

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Meet the parenting expert who thinks parenting is a terrible invention

Last updated: 06/12/2020

Children behave in mysterious ways. Think of the quick shifts of attention, followed by the sudden absorption in a passing insect, or a dust particle, just when you’re in a rush...

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29 Reasons Why Play is So Important During Times of Crisis and Stress

Last updated: 06/09/2020

29 Reasons Why Play is So Important During Times of Crisis and Stress 29 Reasons Why Play is So Important During Times of Crisis and Stress When a child’s environment is...

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Supporting Caregiver Students: A Two-Generation Model

Last updated: 05/22/2020

When Pooja Adhikari moved to the United States from Nepal in 2006, she dreamed of becoming a teacher. But her dream wasn’t immediately achievable. Her need to provide childcare...

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Will the Pandemic Have a Lasting Impact on My Kids?

Last updated: 05/21/2020

Massive unemployment. Stunning loss of life. Disrupted education. An economy in freefall. These are the ingredients for tectonic social shifts that alter the arcs of human...

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Rocking and Rolling. Building New Skills: Block Construction in Toddler Settings

Last updated: 03/18/2020

Rocking and Rolling. Building New Skills: Block Construction in Toddler Settings You are here Home / Resources / Publications / Young Children / March 2020 / Rocking and...

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How Tech Changes Families | Child Mind Institute

Last updated: 02/28/2020

You probably saw that funny old YouTube video of a 1-year-old sitting in front of a fashion magazine, gamely touching and swiping the page with her fingers in an effort to get...

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What does learning look like in high-quality preschools?

Last updated: 02/07/2020

What does learning look like in high-quality preschools? 7 MIN READ Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at 12:59 AM While parents are considering a preschool program, they should visit...

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How to Build Your Child's Confidence and Self-Esteem -

Last updated: 02/07/2020

By Monica Foley, M.Ed. / January 27, 2019 July 23, 2019 / Child Development , Communication , Expert Parenting Articles Self-esteem plays a significant role in the development...

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Globalisation may transform children’s learning in traditional societies

Last updated: 01/31/2020

Intelligent, curious toddlers are easy to spot in Western societies. Typically, they announce themselves with an endless string of “why” questions: “Why are we eating these?”;...

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