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Nurturing Your Child’s Emotional Development: Infants and Toddlers

Nurturing Your Child’s Emotional Development: Infants and Toddlers

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. Some children are cheerful and adaptable while others are [...]
Activities for Infants

Activities for Infants

Infants begin learning the moment they are born. They can see, hear, taste, smell and feel. It is through these senses that they take in the world around them and learn to feel secure in it. Your baby learns to trust the people around her through various activities and daily routines like bathing, being held, [...]
Toileting Issues/ Bed Wetting

Toileting Issues/ Bed Wetting

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 common than you may think. Between 15% and 30% of [...]
Child’s Play

Child’s Play

Even though it may appear as if your child is "just-playing", play is actually an essential part of his development. Through play, your child builds self-esteem, curiosity, problem solving skills, language skills, math skills, cooperation, balance, strength, and coordination Here are some ways that your child learns through play: Through block play, your child will learn [...]
Entering Adolescence: Developmental Milestones

Entering Adolescence: Developmental Milestones

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. Mood swings due to changing hormones. School Homework load usually [...]
Spring Break Activities in Alabama For Kids

Spring Break Activities in Alabama For Kids

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 are not permitted on Alabama Gulf Coast beaches, making teenage [...]

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