Ages & Stages
Do you have a picky eater in your life? Are you dreading meal times this upcoming holiday season? For picky eaters, it's important to alleviate the pressure associated with eating, increase exposure to foods, and unlock all of the senses. ...Read more 0
Children learn how to talk by imitating others. They mimic what they hear, so it’s important for you to practice speaking with your child every day. Some words to focus on include nouns, verbs, adjectives and prepositions, which can be applied to daily activities. ...Read more 0
LakewoodAlive will host a free community forum Tuesday evening featuring a panel of experts who will delve into warning signs, best practices for assisting a young person who is suffering from depression and/or anxiety, and the multitude of local resources available. ...Read more 0
In children, sensory processing issues typically arise around preschool age when kids are going through developmental phases or are exposed to a new environment, such as a classroom. If your child is having frequent meltdowns, tantrums or extreme emotions regarding some day-to-day activities, it could be a red flag for a sensory issue. ...Read more 0
The key to your child's language development and learning success is using two-way communication: interacting with your child and encouraging your child to interact with you. There is no one type of communication that is right for every child, and parents should obtain as much information as possible about the various options. Find an overview of five communication choices here. ...Read more 0
Parents of newborns often find that it can be challenging to be sensitive to themselves, especially when meeting the needs of their baby takes so much time and energy. Learn some relaxation techniques and stress reduction strategies that can help parents adjust to their new role, as well as advice on where to seek help, if needed. ...Read more 0
Parents may be so busy waiting for their child’s first steps or words that dozens of equally important developmental milestones may pass them by without being noticed. Parents should pay...