Being a parent is one of the most difficult tasks you undertake. You want your children to be healthy and happy, but you also want them to thrive. Almost all facets of healthcare have adapted developmental milestones, and it can be stressful when your children are diagnosed as falling behind.
Parenting Preschoolers & Toddlers
Toddlers and preschoolers are fun, energetic, creative and constantly growing and learning. Parenting a toddler or preschool-age child can have even the most patient and experienced parent or caregiver searching for tips and advice to help with a variety of needs, from keeping curious youngsters safe, to maintaining a consistent nap time and bed time, to correctly handling imaginary friends, missed milestones, tantrums and more. You’ll find articles and opinion pieces written by early education professionals, caregivers and parents of preschoolers.
We are in a national crisis of childcare costs. Without affordable childcare, many parents cannot work, or have their working hours severely constricted. Childcare is often prohibitively expensive, and quality is uneven, depending on the caregiver. Why – and why should we care as a nation?
You want to keep the toddler in your life safe, right? Take this quiz to see how much you know about your child’s safety and evaluate how prepared you really are.
Birth order, in combination with environmental and genetic factors, can shape personality development. Middle-born children often exhibit characteristics that allow them to prosper in the family composition, but tend to be overshadowed by their siblings.
When you reach the end of your little one’s preschool schedule, deciding if it is time to move on to kindergarten can be overwhelming. Look for key readiness cues and ask yourself, what do I do if my child isn’t ready for kindergarten? Evaluate your options to find the best plan for your family.