Preschool: Milestones and Development Articles
Let the countdown begin! Kindergarten is just one year away. Your challenge: enjoy this year while preparing your child for entry into the school world.
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.
For parents of a shy child, it can be daunting to navigate how to help a child deal with social situations such as playgroups, school, or even being in an unfamiliar environment. But according to Karen Stein, an Early Childhood/Parent Educator in Palo Alto, CA, shyness doesn't have to be a problem.
How much stress could a 4-year-old possibly be under, you ask? Well, she may not be worrying about the mortgage, the mother-in-law visit, or how she's going to get that presentation done before 7 a.m. but she may still be dealing with pressure.
Your preschooler is learning her letters and numbers, but she won't sit still and work with her magnetic alphabet. Clearly, she needs to burn some energy, but how might you get a little exercise for that little head in addition to that little body?
Children's lives are full of stressful situations: moving, divorces and new schools, to name a few. But is all this clinging and crying normal?
Find out if your preschooler is developing normally, as well as what to do if you suspect she might be experiencing a developmental delay.
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