New parents experience a lot of firsts with their baby! It can be overwhelming at times… Not to worry; Pathways.org is here to help! We try to make all this information a little easier to find and understand.
Our Parents’ Guide video series is designed specifically for busy parents, so each video is about a minute long. The videos cover important areas of child development including:
- Tummy Time
- Motor skills
- Sensory Integration
- And more helpful parenting tips!
All these areas of development are important for building skills your child will use throughout their whole life.
Teething isn’t fun for baby. You may notice an increase in fussing or crying, drooling, biting, and a loss of appetite around 3-12 months old, but there are ways to comfort them.
Parents know to do Tummy Time with baby but do you know why it’s important? Learn why Tummy Time matters and tips for what to do if baby hates Tummy Time.
Baby’s communication development starts long before they say their first word. Learn how and what parents can do to help develop communication skills.
Baby sign language has become a common way to communicate and reduce frustration because it allows your little one express their wants and emotions. Try using these signs!
Do you ever wonder what your baby is seeing? Find out what they can see by age as their vision develops.
Kids are asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” all the time. You can help your little one be what they want by developing their life skills!
Check out these signs to tell if baby is ready for solid foods, plus tips for making starting solids easier.
Worried baby isn’t crawling? These tips can help them reach the 7-9 month milestone of crawling.
Every parent uses containers, such as carriers, car seats, bouncer seats, and strollers, on a daily basis, but did you know you can overuse them? Learn tips to reduce baby’s time in carriers.
Baby uses touch to explore the world around them. Not only can you help baby develop their sense of touch, but you can also bond with baby.
At one month old, talking to baby is how you can play with them. Give baby your undivided attention and talk to them everyday.
Play can start as soon as baby is born! Smiling, making faces, and using different voices when talking to a newborn are all ways to play with baby.
What is the difference between structured and unstructured play? Find out and learn why it’s important for your child to have both.
Young children develop their social skills through the six stages of play, all of which are important for their development. All of the stages of play involve exploring, being creative, and having fun.