Child Development – The Early Years

The first few years of a child’s life are a time of tremendous growth; physical, mental, social and cognitive. They have countless needs and require love, nourishment, health, security and frequent stimulation. Children are eager to learn and research shows that children are more likely to succeed when they are actively supported by parents who are involved in their lives. Children develop at different rates and the development a child undergoes early in life is directly related to their level of success later in life.

Preschooler Development

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Children between the ages of 3 – 5 continue to make significant changes. It is amazing how fast time goes as they grow and develop into their little own person. You can expect the following as your preschooler develops: Begin to play WITH other children rather than next to them. Group activities become more appealing […]

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Toddler Development

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As your toddler discovers new things, throws the grocery store tantrum and pushes the limits of any parent you can expect many things (good and bad) as they develop. Their energy, curiosity, stubbornness and self-centeredness can create all sorts of joy and havoc. However, with their self-centeredness and their desire to be independent they are […]

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Baby Development

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Babies grow and develop at an amazing rate during their first year. You can expect your baby to begin to: Improve control over their bodies. They learn to hold their heads up, roll over, sit up, crawl, stand up and occasionally walk. Become aware of themselves as separate from others. They begin to notice their […]

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The Milestones of Child Development

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From the time we are born to the time we enter old age we are changing and reaching new milestones in life. Here are some common developmental milestones for children as they grow and mature. Infant Development (0-1 year old) As your baby develops they will be learning to recognize the sound of your voice […]

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