Parenting

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Toddlers (2-3 years of age)

Developmental Milestones Skills such as taking turns, playing make believe, and kicking a ball, are called developmental milestones. Developmental…

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Preschoolers (3-5 years)

Developmental Milestones Skills such as naming colors, showing affection, and hopping on one foot are called developmental milestones. Developmental…

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Middle Childhood (6-8 years of age)

Developmental Milestones Middle childhood brings many changes in a child’s life. By this time, children can dress themselves, catch…

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Middle Childhood (9-11 years of age)

Developmental Milestones Your child’s growing independence from the family and interest in friends might be obvious by now. Healthy…

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Young Teens (12-14 years of age)

Developmental Milestones This is a time of many physical, mental, emotional, and social changes. Hormones change as puberty begins….

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Teenagers (15-17 years of age)

Developmental Milestones This is a time of changes for how teenagers think, feel, and interact with others, and how…

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Raising Successful Children

PHRASES like “tiger mom” and “helicopter parent” have made their way into everyday language. But does overparenting hurt, or help? While parents who are clearly and…

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Keep Your Family Safe from Toxic Chemicals

Amy Ellings thought she knew what to expect last year when she agreed to donate blood for a study that would measure the levels of…