Most parents begin their child's potty training process around the age of two. Most children achieve daytime training by the age of three. Some children will train before age two while others could train as late as age four. It is important for parents to
It is truly remarkable what babies and young children can do. Little ones are learning, growing, and changing at an astonishing rate. However, because of what has been learned about children’s development, we know there are many things they are not yet capable of doing.
The first three years of life are the most critical for overall healthy development. It is important for parents to start as soon as possible to build the foundation that will help their children reach their full potential. Following is a list of things every
A pacifier is often a child’s first and most precious possession. It offers comfort, satisfies an infant’s need to suck, provides a sense of security, and oftentimes, peace to parents. However, there may come a time when as a parent, you feel it necessary to
Toddlerhood is a time of mastering new skills and developing independence. But, along with these skills and new- found independence comes frustration and temper tantrums. This frustration and seemingly negative behavior can cause parents much stress. Understanding typical toddler behavior and utilizing positive strategies may
Since the beginning of time brothers and sisters have had their differences. Arguments ensue over major issues and, what seem to us, minor ones. Siblings who share a room are often tempted to draw a line down the middle to keep one another from touching
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.
Most children say their first words between 12 and 18 months of age. These are usually repetitive sounds such as “Da Da, Ma Ma,” and “Bye Bye.” Your toddler can understand a multitude of words before he can actually speak them. You will observe this
Toddlerhood is a time of mastering new skills and developing independence. But, along with these skills and new- found independence comes frustration and temper tantrums. Understanding typical toddler behavior may relieve stress and help parents boost their toddler toward independence. Understanding Typical Toddler Behaviors: Crying
Oftentimes adults view the term ‘routine’ in a negative fashion because we associate it with boredom and repetition. But children thrive on routines. The predictability they find within structured routines makes them feel secure, comfortable and in control. Routines, to a great degree, develop out