Archive for 'Behavior'
During those first few weeks of life, newborn babies sleep a lot. Unfortunately, they don’t necessarily sleep when we want them to. Sleep deprivation is a common complaint of parents, especially those of newborns. A common [...]
A new U.S. study of more than 55,000 children younger than 12 years of age has linked secondhand smoke to behavioural problems in children. The study found that children who lived in homes where parents or [...]
Preparing your baby for your return to the workforce. Work and Separation Wouldn’t you know it? Just as parents are ready to return to the workforce full-time, baby’s hit a developmental milestone that makes that so [...]
Waiting for the sweet sound of your baby’s first words? What to do when your baby’s speech doesn’t seem to be progressing. A baby’s first words are a milestone in a child’s life that every parent [...]
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 [...]
Does your baby balk at the sight of a new face, or even a familiar one like grandma or grandpa? Don’t worry, it’s just a phase that will pass in time. At around eight months of [...]
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 [...]
At around a year or 18 months of age, many parents notice a change in children’s behavior, as they turn from a lovable cuddly infant to an aggressive little tyke. Biting, hitting, kicking. Is toddler aggression [...]
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 [...]
Penelope Leach’s Your Baby & Child has been a beloved favorite for years. With this new, revised edition, Leach has updated her information and approach to reflect new findings in the field of child development, and [...]
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