Have fun this month with a visit to your local library, museum or area attraction, many of which offer storytimes, crafts, and other fun activities for young children.
Ages & Stages
We hear it all the time: kids today aren’t getting enough exercise.
Now, a recent study said the age in which physical activity drops off for most kids is younger
Did you know that:
- Drowning is the number one cause of injury-related death for children ages 1 to 4
- Drowning kills nearly 1,000 children every year
- 79% of children in
Children who have been identified with speech-language impairments have likely established nonstandard patterns of speaking or have deficits that will require extra attention and training to improve. One or two sessions a week with a speech-language pathologist is not enough, and your involvement in carryover activities is crucial to your child's communication development. Here are some activities and games you can use at home to help. ...Read more 0
Sign language can help ease frustration for children between the ages of eight months and 2 years. At this age, children begin to know what they want, need and feel, but don't always have the oral-motor and verbal skills to express themselves. Basic sign language can help decrease frustration for both caregiver and child, promote early language skills and enhance the bond between the infant and those who sign. ...Read more 0
According to the Public Children Services Association of Ohio, as of last July, 31 percent of children in custody were ages 12-17, and 913 children aged out of the system. While many families pursue building a family through adoption and imagining parenting younger children, there is a great need for teen foster and adoption. ...Read more 0
The end of the school year likely means lunch packing and breakfast prep for your kids has gotten a bit monotonous. Cleveland reporter, food blogger and video podcaster Jen Picciano shares some simple recipes and fun ideas to revamp your kids' meals for the remaining days of school and into summer break. ...Read more 0
If you don’t yet have a garden, you may want to consider it. The health benefits include increased physical and outdoor activity, reduced stress, healthier eating, and more. Children also enjoy participating in family gardening, getting their hands dirty and feeling proud of the end result. Here are some fun ways to plan an outdoor garden with your kids. ...Read more 0
Whether you’ve struggled with breastfeeding or are dealing with a child who has a speech delay, the topic of a tongue tie has probably come up. But what exactly is a tongue tie, and is correcting it really necessary? ...Read more 0