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Preschoolers and Media

Preschoolers and Media

Today’s parents live in a world where electronic media is an ever- changing, but increasingly important part, of family life. Parenting is a tough job especially when both parents work outside the home, families try to juggle complex schedules, or if you are a single parent household. In this environment many parents rely on television [...]
Toilet Training Your Toddler

Toilet Training Your Toddler

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 remember that every child is different. Relax and allow your [...]
Feeding Your Baby

Feeding Your Baby

Many times parents are offered unsolicited advice about feeding their baby. Some of this advice may be accurate, however, some may be completely wrong and could potentially be harmful. Please remember to always consult your child’s physician before making any changes in your baby’s diet. Sometimes parents are ready to introduce solid food into their infants diet […]

Teething

Teething

Teething, like other developmental milestones, does not happen at exactly the same time for all babies. However, most parents can expect to see their baby's first tooth between 4 and 7 months of age. If your baby does not have any teeth by his first birthday, you may want to talk with your child's pediatrician. [...]
Your Baby’s Sleep Patterns

Your Baby’s Sleep Patterns

Most newborns will sleep 16-18 hours per day. However, they usually sleep in 2-3 hour increments– even at night. While this may mean that the parents don’t get their usual 7-8 hours of uninterrupted sleep, it’s what is healthiest for the baby. Babies wake up frequently because they have shorter sleep cycles. As adults we […]

Young Children: What Should Parents Expect

Young Children: What Should Parents Expect

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. When parents see their children’s rapid development, oftentimes we expect [...]

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