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Explain this to me again. Mark Janus/Shutterstock

How kids can benefit from boredom

Learning how to overcome boredom can boost a child's creativity and independence. So why are parents scared of it?
It takes a while, but most children develop empathy easily. Zurijeta/Shutterstock

How do children learn empathy?

A child mainly learns empathy through imitating adults – yet another reason to treat others well.
Future tennis champion? ‘He walked at eight months, ran at ten months and could catch a ball by the age of one.’ leungchopan

Are children who walk and talk early geniuses in the making?

Milestone charts can be an effective tool in spotting developmental problems. But do they say anything about the future potential of children who are developing normally?

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