Content tagged "infants"

What Child Care Providers Can Expect in Infants' Social and Emotional Development

Child Care Updated: October 02, 2015

Babies start forming attachments with the important adults in their lives from the moment they are born. They learn to trust their parents, child care...

Infants in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 17, 2015

Infancy is one of the most important stages in a child’s life. Child care providers need to understand how infants develop in order to provide sensitive,...

What Child Care Providers Can Expect in Infants' Physical Development

Child Care Updated: September 16, 2015

If you are a child care provider working with infants, you may be amazed by how quickly the babies in your child care program grow. By the time they are 1...

Art Is a Valuable Learning Experience for Young Children in Child Care

Child Care Updated: September 16, 2015

Art activities might appear to be “just messy,” but creating art is a valuable part of a child care curriculum. Art opens up new worlds for children and...

Tips for Child Care Providers to Soothe a Crying Baby

Child Care Updated: September 15, 2015

Caring for a baby who cries constantly can be exhausting and overwhelming for child care providers. It's easy to get frustrated and angry when nothing you do...

When Should Toddlers Stop Taking Pacifiers, Blankets, and Other Security Objects to Child Care?

Child Care Updated: September 03, 2015

Many young children bring pacifiers, blankets, stuffed animals and other security objects to child care. Objects like pacifiers can provide comfort when a...

Babies Come Into the World Ready To Learn Language

Parenting Updated: September 18, 2012

By three months of age your baby is already experimenting with making different vowel sounds.But how does baby actually learn language?

Sometimes my baby's eyes look crossed. Is this normal?

Parenting Updated: January 12, 2012

It’s normal for infants’ eyes to look crossed momentarily for their first 18 months. As babies eyes get stronger this will happen less and less. Babies learn...

My baby has been teething for months now why haven't her teeth come in yet?

Parenting Updated: January 11, 2012

As painful as this process can be for babies and parents, many infants teethe for what seems like an eternity. Unfortunately, it is not at all unusual for a...

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