New parents experience a lot of firsts and at times it can be overwhelming. 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 videos cover important areas of child development including: Tummy Time, communication, motor skills, feeding, sensory, and play. All these areas of development are important towards building important skills that your child will benefit from and use throughout their whole life.
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.
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.
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.