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Guiding children with autism through puberty

It can be challenging to know what to discuss with your child and how to best support them through this stage.

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My toddler is often violent with his siblings

There are many simple behavioral strategies and techniques that can effectively curb violent toddler behaviors in a relatively short period of time.

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Why does my kid cry when we try to play with her?

Tara Brennan, PsyD, answers a reader’s question about why her child gets upset during physical play, and why this is normal.

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My child wants me to pretend to be her boyfriend. Is this normal?

Pretend play can be a safe and developmentally appropriate way for children to explore ideas and learn from playmates.

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The ultimate baby reflux survival guide

More than half of all babies experience reflux. It usually begins at 2 weeks of life and peaks at 4 to 5 months of life.