Most children begin to stay dry at night around three years of age. If bedwetting persists beyond this point, parents may become concerned. Always seek the advice of your pediatrician when you have questions about your child's death. What parents should know: Bedwetting is more
Physical As puberty begins, many changes occur in height, proportions, skin, hair, and mood. Clumsy coordination - arms and legs grow first before the body can catch up. Emotional/Social Interest in joining teams. Learning to interact with peers in more complex interactions with many rules.
Spring break fun isn’t just for teens and young adults! Here’s a list of spring break activities in Alabama for kids. Beaches Need a spring break beach without the spring break mayhem? Try these kid-friendly Alabama beaches! From March 4 to April 16, alcoholic beverages
If you are the proud parent of more than one child, you probably experience the sounds of sibling rivalry and conflict on a regular basis. (“Mom, he’s touching me!” “She’s wearing my sweater without asking!” “Get out of my room!”) Take comfort in the fact
As parents we learn about the benefits of regular doctor visits, immunizations, physical activity and proper nutrition.We understand the need for stimulating toys and activities to promote brain development. However, we may overlook the importance of nurturing our children’s emotional development. Every child is unique.
Knowing how to make and keep friends is a very important skill for children to learn! Why? Children who learn how to develop close friendships: Tend to engage in fewer risky behaviors as teens and have fewer mental health problems as adults than those who
Parents want their children to be successful in school, but often the issue of homework gets in the way of that success. With a little creativity, parents can make the homework struggle easier. Ways that parents can help their children focus on homework: Help your
Very early in life children learn their actions, (e.g. crying, smiling), have an impact on the world and those around them. They also possess an inborn desire to help others and affect their world. As toddlers, they imitate the actions of adults. They want to
Parents want their children to grow into responsible, caring, capable adults. The foundation for these traits must be laid early if our children are to be prepared for adult life. Because no one is born knowing how to act responsibly, children must be taught these
During your child’s early elementary years, changes occur in all areas of development. Below are some typical changes you might see in your child. You may notice that your 6-8 year-old: Has an increasingly strong interest in social relationships Is the center of his or