Articles about child development


Raising Children Network

Last updated: 02/17/2018

Children’s relationships shape the way they see the world and affect all areas of their development. Through relationships children learn about their world. That’s because re

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What predicts the quality of children's friendships? Study shows cognition, emotion together play

Last updated: 02/16/2018

Friendships play an important role in children's psychological and behavioral adjustment, especially during the transition to adolescence. Some friendships may even provide positiv

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How to Raise Your Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

Last updated: 02/16/2018

Nature versus nurture is one of the oldest debates that exists. Are we born talented or do we acquire skill purely through practice? Is entrepreneurship something that we come acr

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Caring Relationships: The Heart of Early Brain Development

Last updated: 01/11/2018

Of all that brain science has taught us over the last 30 years, one of the clearest findings is that early brain development is directly influenced by babies’ day-to-day interact

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Tips for Promoting Social-Emotional Development

Last updated: 01/05/2018

Relationships are the way babies come to know the world and their place in it. They provide the loving context necessary to comfort, protect, encourage, and offer a buffer against

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Reinforcing Language Skills for Our Youngest Learners

Last updated: 01/05/2018

Language development is a remarkable process for parents to witness. From the time our children are infants, we want to capture those precious moments with our cameras. The babbles

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Your child development questions answered

Last updated: 12/15/2017

Not that long ago, science told us that 1,000 or fewer neural connections were made each second in a baby's brain. Now we know babies' brains actually make one million neural con

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K is for Kind: A National Survey on Kindness and Kids

Last updated: 11/30/2017

“Providing parents and teachers the tools and resources they need to help instill kindness and empathy in their children is at the core Sesame’s mission. We want to engage in a

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6 ways millennials are raising kids differently than their parents

Last updated: 11/16/2017

Millennials are raising kids differently than any other generation before them. For example, they get parenting advice online and aren't committed to marrying before they have kid

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