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What Are the Different Fine Motor Developmental Milestones for Kids?

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The magical feeling when a baby grasps your finger. The elation and pride a kid feels when they tie their own shoes for the first time. What do these moments have in common? These are both fine motor developmental milestones. As you watch your own child’s fine motor skills unfold, it’s important to know what […]

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How To Help A Child That Cries Over Everything, In 5 Steps

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While some parents have children that are quiet and reserved, there are just as many other families that have at least one kid who seems to cry all of the time. It can be hard for many parents to deal with, especially if the behavior goes on for years. However, while it is easy to […]

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What are Childhood Developmental Milestones by Age?

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Every parent knows the excitement of watching your newborn grow and develop. We marvel as our little ones hopefully hit all the childhood developmental milestones as expected — and how many developmental milestones there are! Many parents wonder What are childhood developmental milestones by age? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, offers […]

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How Do I Get A Replacement Social Security Card For My Child, In 3 Steps

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If your child isn’t old enough to get a job or go off to college, you might not think much about their Social Security card. Knowing your child’s Social Security number, or SSN, is enough to enroll them in school or file your taxes. But if you need to show their Social Security card and […]

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How Many Teeth Does A Child Have At Each Age

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Growing all their baby teeth is one of the many milestones children reach in the first few years of life. Even though by the age of 3, most children end up with the same amount of teeth, how quickly they come in varies from child to child. Before you start planning a visit from the […]

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When Should My Toddler Know Shapes?

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As your toddler starts to grow into their own and they begin to comprehend the world around them, they will begin to learn many things, including their shapes. While many babies will begin to notice shapes and realize their existence in the first year or so, they will not really understand what they see until […]

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When Should Your Toddler Count to 10?

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Your toddler will reach many amazing developmental milestones during their first several years of life, but few of them are as exciting as when you see your toddler count to 10. Granted, it won’t happen overnight and it will be the result of many different lessons and incredible patience by mom and dad. However, it […]

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The Developmental Milestones at 4 years Of Age

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Wow! Your child is already 4 years old. How exciting! This is an amazing age as you will begin to see your little boy or girl grow into their own and start to develop a colorful personality. You will also see great improvements in vocabulary, hand-eye coordination, emotional behaviors, and more. If your child’s birthday […]

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Having Fun with Your Preschooler

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Before Kindergarten: Keeping Your Preschooler Stimulated This is the age when kids really start to develop and enhance their motor skills.  Colors become identifiable, as well as letters and numbers. It is evident what a child’s personality is like as he or she begins to develop a true identity.  This year is so important, because […]

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Temper Tantrums

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Tantrums Now!, No!, Mine! The simple signs that forecast a storm might just be brewing. From an adult perspective the life of an infant or toddler may seem easy.  Your meals are prepared for you and often spoon fed to you.  Your clothes, diapers and other hygiene needs are all met with very little effort […]

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