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              From teething to tantrums to talking to teens—we share child development articles with evidence-based tips to help you support your child at every stage.

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              How To Get Your Kids To Play Independently (So You Can Chill!)

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              How To Get Your Kids To Play Independently (So You Can Chill!)

              When you become a parent, you’ll do anything for a few minutes of alone time, even if it’s just to go to the bathroom in peace (please!). Unfortunately, getting your kids to play without you, for more than two seconds, is sometimes easier said than done. Good news: they can learn!

              From birth to big kids, we asked parenting pros to share their top tips for teaching kids to play dinosaurs or chef all by themselves—AKA, the dream. Whether you’ve got a threenager who refuses to play alone or a brand new baby at home, it’s never too late (or early) to encourage kids to play independently. And bonus: it’s great for their development.
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              Is Tummy Time Really That Important?

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              Is Tummy Time Really That Important?