Encouraging Your Toddler’s Beautiful Mind

Encouraging Your Toddler’s Beautiful Mind

When a child is between 12 & 36 months old, the world is their oyster and everything is new and exciting.  This is a time of great cognitive, emotional and social development that happens only during this period.  It’s highly important that parents indulge their little ones by encouraging learning and development during this time.  Here are some things you can try!

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Study Reveals a Link Between Sleep & Obesity

Study Reveals a Link Between Sleep & Obesity

Recent studies have found that sticking to a routine actually has a direct relationship to childhood obesity. Researchers believe that teaching kids early on in life how to control their emotional and physical health is key to their development. This type of control helps teach kids not to overeat when they’re stressed or not to starve themselves in emotional situations.

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Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Year over year, the number of children in the United States who are being classified as obese has steadily risen.  Doctors and parents alike are obviously troubled by this statistic because obesity is a gateway to more serious health issues.  Luckily, in most cases, obesity can be prevented.  Parents can easily help prevent future problems just by being educated and aware.

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Bye Bye, Binky!

Bye Bye, Binky!

For most of us, our first real breakup happens early in life.  When it’s time to say goodbye to our binky, things can get tricky. While pacifiers are completely appropriate for helping to soothe your baby in times of distress, pediatric dentists do suggest limiting pacifier time once your baby reaches the two-year mark.

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