Do you ever wonder why Tummy Time is so important?
I mean, you probably don’t remember doing Tummy Time as a baby, if you even did it at all! And many of you didn’t, because many babies just slept on their tummies until 1992, when the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) launched their Back to Sleep campaign.
Continue reading Using Tummy Time to Meet Milestones
Chores. Kids don’t like them, and parents use them to get some extra help around the house. But don’t worry parents; you’re actually helping with your child’s development.
Continue reading What Chores Are Right For My Child?
Play is all about having fun! Any activity, organized or unstructured, your child finds fun and enjoyable is considered play. But play is much more than just a fun activity for your child! As a child grows they go through different stages of play development. Continue reading How Kids Learn to Play: 6 Stages of Play Development
It’s a great idea to make reading aloud part of your family’s daily routine. But did you know that moms and dads can sometimes have different reading styles? Continue reading Did You Know Moms and Dads Read Differently?
What is W Sitting?
W sitting is when a child sits on their bottom with their knees bent and feet positioned outside of their hips. If you’re standing above your child, you will see their legs and body make the shape of a W. Continue reading What is W-Sitting?
It seems like we hear about a new food allergy or food intolerance every day. Nut allergies and other serious allergic conditions were once rare and infrequently diagnosed.
Continue reading Has There Been a Rise in Food Allergies?
Are you wondering when you should take your child to an eye doctor for their first visit? It’s recommended your child receive their first eye check up at six months, again at three years, and before starting kindergarten. Continue reading Choosing an Eye Doctor for Your Child
Classroom performance may come in part from your child’s ability to focus and work through open ended tasks, be organized, stick to a schedule or calendar, manage time, work independently, and control impulses and emotions. Possessing these abilities requires executive functioning skills and are important for your child’s transition back to school. Continue reading Preparing Your Child for Back to School
When your child plays, they learn about them self and their surroundings. This includes how to coordinate their body movements, talk with friends, apply rules, and more. But the learning process is even broader than this. Continue reading Why is Play Important