Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
Has the once adorable way your preschooler pronounces "red" gone on too long? It's probably not time yet to worry that she has a speech problem, experts agree, but parents should be listening closely.
Repeating bad language is often a stage that most preschool go through. Here's what parents need to know about why and how to react when the bad words begin.
It's a fact: preschoolers squirm, talk out of turn, and sometimes drive their parents crazy with their inexhaustible energy. All of these are typical behaviors of a preschool child, but did you know they could also be symptoms ADHD?
There is nothing quite like hearing your child utter her first words. And there is nothing quite like the way your heart drops when you hear those words begin to tumble over one another in a mishmash of repetitions, fumbling, and hesitancy.
There's an ocean of reasons why kids should learn how to swim while they're young. The most obvious one is safety. If your child knows how to stay afloat and swim to safety, you and everyone else can have a bit more peace of mind near the water.
Find out if your preschooler is developing normally, as well as what to do if you suspect she might be experiencing a developmental delay.
Is it normal for a child to have delayed speech or letter identification? A lack of interest in books with a lot of text? When should parents be concerned that their child may need to see a specialist?