Archive for 'Baby'

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 [...]

When Do Children Outgrow Napping?

When Do Children Outgrow Napping?

Is your toddler or preschooler refusing to take a nap? It’s probably a sign that your little one no longer needs the extra sleep. Most toddlers and many preschool children have at least one nap a [...]

Hearing Loss in Infants

Hearing Loss in Infants

The connection between hearing and learning to speak. Hearing Loss in Infants As there’s a big connection between hearing and language development, knowing the signs of hearing impairment is important. Infants who are hearing impaired might [...]

First Words

First Words

The connection between hearing and learning to speak. First Words As there’s a big connection between hearing and language development, knowing the signs of hearing impairment is important. Infants who are hearing impaired might not startle [...]

Does Your Child Have the Flu or a Cold?

Does Your Child Have the Flu or a Cold?

Is your child’s cold or flu virus taking a turn for the worst? Here’s when you’ll need to have your child’s illness further assessed by a doctor. At this time of the year we hear a [...]

Language Development

Language Development

How parents can play a big role in the development of their child’s language. Language Development Just when a child will utter his or her first word is hard to say. Most experts agree that first [...]

Babies and TV

Babies and TV

How screen time hurts infants developing minds. Babies and TV It’s getting more and more difficult to prevent children from engaging in screen time.  After all those little tablets, with their touch screens can be lifesavers [...]

Brain Structure of Infants Predicts Early Language Skills

Brain Structure of Infants Predicts Early Language Skills

A University of Washington study has found that infant brain structure can help predict children’s language ability at one year of age. By using brain imaging, researchers are better able to understand how infants’ early brain [...]

Heatstroke Symptoms

Heatstroke Symptoms

What to do if you suspect your child is suffering from heatstroke. Heatstroke Symptoms Those hazy days of summer can pose hazards such as heat stroke. While it’s important to keep children well hydrated, and cool [...]

Kids in Cars and Heatstroke

Kids in Cars and Heatstroke

Every summer children die after being left in a hot car.  It’s why leaving a child unattended in a vehicle just isn’t acceptable. Kids in Cars Again this summer, several young children died of heat stroke [...]