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Posted by: Rose Schroedl, PhD , Ilana Moss, PhD on Mar 30, 2018

Toilet training is a big milestone for children but can also be a nerve-wracking time for parents. Understanding the process is important and so is recognizing when it might be beneficial to reach out for professional help.

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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.

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Teaching Kids a Second Language: Can It Cause a Speech Delay?

Dec 14, 2017

It is important to know that parents who speak two or more languages should not only speak English to their child as a “quick fix” for a potential language delay. Read More

The Joys and Dangers of Slime

Jul 24, 2017

At home, daycare and camp, kids (and adults) are clamoring to create and play with slime. Of course, slime is not new. Read More

Speech and Communication Development - Birth to 3 Years

May 22, 2017

Speech and language understanding is the foundation for developing expressive communication skills, but every child will develop communication in his or her own unique way. Following general milestones will help you see if your child is on the right track. Read More

5 Thanksgiving Traditions to Start with Your Kids

Nov 18, 2016

Thanksgiving is full of traditions – turkey, pumpkin pie, and of course, quality time with family and friends. If you’re looking to add or begin new traditions, here are 5 you can start to spice up the holiday. Read More

Parenting at Mealtime: There's an App for That

Sep 30, 2016

Keeping up with nutrition trends is as hard as keeping up with your kids. The list of recommendations changes constantly and leaves most of us confused about what is right for our family. We all want our children to eat healthy, well-balanced diets, but then there is reality. Read More

Choosing a Stroller: Best Tips to Keep Your Child Safe

Sep 23, 2016

Parents with young children have so many decisions to make and so many pieces of “equipment” to get. One of the bigger decisions is choosing a stroller that fits both your baby and your family’s lifestyle. There are many different options out there and it can get overwhelming. Read More

Don’t Skip the Flu Shot: Soothe Your Child with These Distraction Techniques

Sep 02, 2016

As a parent, it’s tough to see our children twist and turn and cry and scream when it’s time for them to get their vaccines. All we want to do is soothe them and keep them healthy year-round, and we never like seeing them in pain. Read More

Should I Be Worried if My Child is In-Toeing?

Aug 19, 2016

In-toeing is a type of standing posture or gait pattern in which a child’s feet, and in some cases the entire leg, point in toward each other while the child is standing and/or walking. Read More