6 Jul · admin · No Comments

BENEFITS OF MUSIC FOR YOUR CHILDREN

Exposing children to music during early development helps them learn the sounds and meaning of words. Dancing to music helps children build motor skills while allowing them to practice self- expression. For children and adults, music helps strengthen memory skills. Infants and Music: Infants mimic sounds and start moving to the music as soon as …

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20 Jun · admin · No Comments

IS YOUR TODDLER READY FOR A BED?

Moving from a crib to his/her bed is a major milestone for a toddler. How do you insure your toddler will rest easy while you make the move? Here are a few do’s and don’ts to think about before you consider “the move” to a big boy/girl bed. Do wait until your child is developmentally …

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16 Apr · admin · No Comments

Gifted Children

How To Tell If Your Baby Is Gifted   There are no hard and fast rules to identifying giftedness in babies but children t there are certain characteristics to watch out for. A common misconception about gifted children is that their giftedness does not become apparent until after they start school. Gifted traits can be …

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3 Dec · admin · No Comments

Language Development -4 to 7 months

  Your baby thrives on the interactions he/she has with you, so shower him/her with smiles and cuddles, and reply when she babbles to encourage her communication skills. Read together and name the objects in the book. You baby is never too young to talk to him. Keep talking to your baby. This is critical …

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26 Mar · admin · No Comments

Potty Training

Potty Training How do I know when my child is ready? Here are some signs for being ready for the big potty training accomplishment for both you and your child.   1. Your child is walking and can sit for short periods of time 2. Is becoming generally more independent when it comes to completing …

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12 Dec · admin · No Comments

Milestones ages 13 months to 3 years

13-18 Month Milestones (Pathways Development chart) Motor Walks independently Squats to pick up a toy Stacks two objects Helps with getting dress/undressed Sensory  Has a regular sleep schedule Is able to enjoy a wide variety of touch, noises, and smells Eats an increasing variety of foods Communication Combines sounds and gestures Imitate words and actions Consistently …

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