Physical Development

The growth and change that you've become accustomed to with your child continue through the toddler years. Below, you will find information about your toddler’s physical, language, behavioral, social, and emotional development and milestones, as well as tips and suggestions for you to help your toddler along the way.

Physical Development - Toddler
6 Activities That Develop Fine Motor Movements

When we talk about fine motor movements, we’re referring to developing and using the muscles in the fingers and hands. It’s ...
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How is Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) Treated?

Amblyopia, or lazy eye, is most effectively diagnosed and treated before the age of five. But once lazy eye is diagnosed, what are the treatment ...
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What is Amblyopia?

If amblyopia is not treated, it could lead to permanent vision loss, and treatment tends to be more effective in younger children, according to ...
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Why Do Toddlers and Preschoolers Need Eye Exams?

Should your child see an eye doctor on top of his routine exam? Medical professionals seem to disagree on this subject. On the one hand, going ...
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Your Child’s Weight – What the Doctor Really Thinks!

Michelle Obama’s, “Let’s Move!” initiative to battle childhood obesity has drawn our attention to a growing issue in our country: health ...
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Questions and Answers About Sex: Can I Use Nicknames for Body Parts?

Question: Do you remember the hit comedy “Kindergarten Cop”? If you do, you’ll remember the unforgettable scene where the five-year-old ...
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