Baby Steps A Child Development Blog

The American Academy of Pediatrics has long warned against co-sleeping.  However, a new analysis shows that the risks of co-sleeping vary greatly from baby to baby as ...

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Check out this shopping list to make sure you have everything you need (and nothing you don’t) to dress your baby this summer. ...

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“No” is one of the most commonly used words in parenting.

Some of you are nodding your heads in agreement while some of you are shaking your heads. Does ...

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We all want to raise kids with a strong sense of gratitude, but teaching gratitude can actually be a bit tricky.  Young children are egocentric by nature, and gratitude ...

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Parenting is hard work and life can get stressful at times.  It can be very difficult to manage finances, family, work schedules, childcare, and marriage.  The normal ups ...

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When you head to the doctor and hear that your little one is low on their growth chart though, it might feel like something is wrong. Before you panic, take a few deep ...

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It never fails at large gatherings of children and adults - at least one child is clinging to a parent, reticent to jump in and join the fun. You know what else never ...

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Preschoolers spend a fair amount of time each day engaged in fantasy play. They get lost in a world of princesses, superheroes, construction sites, and even monsters. ...

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I feel the envy creep in for the first time while I’m at Mommy and Me music class. We’re sitting in a circle, waiting for the teacher to bring out the egg shakers and ...

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If you decide to make an Easter basket for your little one, you’re probably going to have to get creative, as most Easter-themed toys and games are designed for older ...

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