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Suri Cruise: the World's Smallest Woman?

Little girls who wear high heels might stay little ... forever.


5 Signs Your Preschooler is a Criminal

Preschoolers are nothing more than little criminals-in-training, each poised to move easily from playpen to the state pen.


No More Playdates At My House!

woman screaming on the phone

As much as my 5-year-old son loves playdates, I am ready to throw in the towel. No, it is not the fact that my house looks like a tornado tore through it after the kids leave. My real problem is with ... the mothers!


Explaining Violence to Kids

U.S. Army soldiers bow their heads during a moment of silence
As hard as it may seem to turn something as horrific as the tragic shooting at Fort Hood into a teachable moment with our kids, it can be done. And it should be done: we can't assume that kids won't hear about these events simply because we monitor their viewing of the television in our own homes.


The Ten Stages of Toddlerhood in Words

toddler laughing and clapping
He spoke! Yes, it would have been nice if the first word was "Mama," but hey, at least it wasn't "goddammit." From "Dada" to "Don't," the joys and snares of toddlerhood.


Preschool Musical

parents inside a classroom

When I was a kid, I went to nursery school at 4, then kindergarten at 5, and the rest is pretty much a blur. I'd never heard the term "2's program" before -- until a few months ago, and even then I assumed it was some sort of diet involving Activia Yogurt.


Feedback: Air Wars

child crying on plane

What to do? You're flying at 30,000 feet. Your kid is having the mother of all tantrums, and your seatmates are anything but happy. In fact, they ask you to get her under control. The nerve! Our readers weigh in.


Cooler Than Me at Three

boy laying on grass

Living with a 19-month-old and a 3-year-old is reminding me of my own childhood. I'm taking notes and aspiring to be as cool and carefree as them ... when exactly did overanalysis overtake carefree as one of my key traits, anyway?