Archive for 'Behavior'

Children’s Brain Development in their First Three Years

Children’s Brain Development in their First Three Years

Did you know that all those hugs and cuddles that you give your baby are actually helping to make her smarter? Studies show that the love and nurturing we give our infants does more than create [...]

Why Teddy Bears Help Babies Sleep

Why Teddy Bears Help Babies Sleep

Your child’s blanket or teddy bear may be the ticket to a good night rest for your child, and for yourself! Although by six months of age most babies are capable of sleeping a solid eight [...]

3 Steps to Stop Biting and Hitting

3 Steps to Stop Biting and Hitting

Is your youngster having trouble expressing her frustrations verbally? It may be the reason why she’s resorting to biting and hitting others.  Often young children go through a phase in life where they express their feelings [...]

Food Struggles and Picky Eaters

Food Struggles and Picky Eaters

Is your child a picky eater? While it may be tempting to bribe her to eat her meals, in the long run this creates more problems than its worth. Remember how voracious your child’s appetite was [...]

How Baby’s Personality Affects Development

How Baby’s Personality Affects Development

What type of temperament does your child have? Whether calm or a real go-getter, her personality will play a role in her development. All sorts of milestones are reached in the first eighteen months of a [...]

Coping with Picky Eaters

Coping with Picky Eaters

When no food is good enough. Coping with Picky Eaters Well, we’ve probably all heard the story about a toddler who refuses to eat anything but peanut butter sandwiches.  Granted, it may not make headlines around [...]

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

Early Intervention Helps Autistic Children

According to a recent study, children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder can benefit from early intervention as early as 18 months. The study, out of the UC Davis MIND Institute in Sacramento, California says that certain [...]

PreSchoolers

PreSchoolers

The amazing developments of preschool children. PreSchoolers  If you’re the parent of a preschooler than you know preschoolers are capable of so much and they want to prove it.  Which is why allowing preschoolers to be [...]

Speech and Reading

Speech and Reading

The connection between language development and reading. Speech and Reading Sitting down and reading with your child, or simply conversing one-on-one can do a lot to help develop language skills including learning how to read. In [...]

Sleeping through the Night

Sleeping through the Night

Just when will your newborn sleep through the night? Sleeping all Night If there’s one thing newborn babies do a lot of, it’s sleep. Most babies sleep an average of sixteen or more hours a day, [...]