Your 7-year-old is more serious, self-absorbed and aware of right and wrong. Why? Milestones this year include a lot of cognitive growth.
Your Simple List of 8-year-old Milestones
Eight-year-olds are impatient, energetic, and adventurous. They want parents to be happy with their desire to take charge and explore.
How to Explain Where Babies Come From: Ages 4-8
Kids ask a predictable set of questions about where babies come from between the ages of 4 and 8. But it’s more simple than you might think.
How to Plainly Explain Periods to a Curious Child
Use a humorous story to explain periods for a fun conversation with your child. Answer questions before they’re asked.
How to Painlessly Talk to Kids about Sex
Talking to kids about sex is a lot easier than most people make it. Why? Because it’s actually about what kids are NOT asking.
The Simple List of Private Parts for Kids
When should kids know the real names of private parts? Experts agree it’s earlier than you might think. Here’s what you should know.
Typical Sexual Growth in Your 6 to 8-year-old
Developing attitudes and opinions that foster respect for their own self and others is a key part of positive sexual growth for 6 to 8-year-olds.
Your Simple List of 4-year-old Milestones
Four-year-olds are talented at copying words and behaviors and love trying on new personalities whether human, animal or imaginary.
Understand Your 4 and 5-year-old’s Sexual Development
Kids give parents lots of opportunities to talk about sexual development because their questions are so often simple, direct and innocent.
Understanding Genital Play in Young Kids
Is genital play in young kids part of typical development? Know the difference between natural exploratory play and harmful sexual behaviors.