The list below includes some skills typical of a child’s development from infancy through age 5. Keep in mind, it’s important to remember that children may vary in their development.
About one in five school-aged children (ages 6-19) has obesity. Although genetics and hormonal causes may play a role in some cases of childhood obesity, most causes are due to overeating and under-exercising. Find out what healthcare professionals recommend for parents to help keep kids healthy. ...Read more 0
Spring not only brings nice weather, leaves on the trees, and flowers — it also reminds us that another school year is coming to an end. Because teachers do so much for students, it’s important to recognize all their good work. In that spirit, we asked some students to give a shout-out to their favorite teachers. ...Read more 0
Motherhood is different for everyone, yet very similar in a lot of ways. I asked some friends and family members about what they anticipated motherhood to be like, and how it compares to reality. I got some interesting answers back! ...Read more 0
Families thinking of adoption or foster care are likely to come across a group of kids — siblings — who might not only want to be placed with a family, but hope their brothers and sisters can come, too. In honor of National Foster Care Month this May, learn more about the importance of placing siblings in foster care together, including benefits for the children and the overall family unit. ...Read more 0
Children who were struggling during the year in a certain subject and need to continue progress or build those skills during the summer would benefit from extra learning during the break from school. If you're considering a tutor for your child but don't know where to begin the search, check out these helpful strategies. ...Read more 0