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What to Know About Your Child’s First Menstrual Period

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Time and Space to Move: Encouraging Infant Gross Motor Development

Last week, we reviewed some elements of language development (https://www.mayapeds.com/promote-early-literacy-even-without-books/ ). Today, we’ll discuss some gross motor development and the one key activity all babies can benefit from: time on the floor or other open area. We’ll review some basic development and see why and how free time on the floor is so helpful. Next,…

3 Ways to Promote Early Literacy, Even Without Books

Reading to babies is wonderful and important. When we think about ideas for promoting early literacy, a lot of the discussion revolves around books. And, my goodness. Books are wonderful. I do not want to discount them at all.  But what if a family doesn’t have books? Or doesn’t speak the language in which the…

Fevers in Children: What to Do & When to Worry

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