Tag: Babies


TUMMY TIME: Brain-Building Tummy Time Exercises to Prevent Learning Delays in your Child Development

Tummy Time: Brain-Building Exercises for the Baby that Hates Tummy Time This article provides helpful tummy time exercises for babies that hate to be in the prone position. Affiliate links and free printables are included for your convenience. It’s not uncommon for babies to hate tummy time. Many parents think because their baby cries or fusses when they try to lay their baby on the...

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HAS YOUR CHILD REACHED THEIR READING MILESTONES: Development of the Eyes, Ears and Neck Development

Foundational Milestones for Reading: Development of the Eyes, Ears and Neck This article discusses important foundational milestones for reading and writing. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. At one month old, an infant has already adjusted to numerous sensations and has started to formulate responses to these sensations. One of the more important sensations that a baby learns to respond to is the sensations...

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Bauer Crawling Reflex: Delays in Learning and Motor Development if Your Child Skips the Crawling Stage Development

Bauer Crawling Reflex: Delays in Learning and Motor Development if Your Child Skips the Crawling Stage This article provides helpful information about a retained Bauer Crawling Reflex. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2000 reported that children who used walkers as babies and toddlers showed delays in reaching sequential milestones (sitting...

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Vision Milestones: Warning Signs if Your Child isn’t Meeting their Visual Milestones for Reading Visual Processing

Vision Milestones: Warning Signs if Your Child isn’t Meeting their Visual Milestones for Reading This article provides helpful information for your child’s vision milestones. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. One of the greatest moments in a parent’s life is when their newborn baby opens their eyes and makes eye contact. This is such a sweet connection between an infant and a caregiver. However,...

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Postural Reflexes: Lack of Postural Development Creates Poor Balance, Coordination, Fine Motor Skills and Motor Planning Development

Postural Reflexes: Lack of Postural Development Creates Poor Balance, Coordination, Fine Motor Skills and Motor Planning This article contains information about Postural reflexes and how they affect your child’s development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. The Central Nervous System (CNS) is the center of thinking and controls most functions of the body and mind. Developing an efficient CNS is very complex and we are...

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Primitive Reflexes: A Child in Constant Fight or Flight Mode Development

Primitive Reflexes: A Child in Constant Fight or Flight Mode This post for primitive reflexes contains affiliate links for your convenience. You have an important presentation at work in a few minutes and you have to stand before the entire board and give the analysis for the past quarter. Your heart starts beating loud, you breathe rapidly and you feel tense. There is a queasy...

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Hyptonia: Exercises to Help Your Baby with Low Muscle Tone Development

Hyptonia: Exercises to Help Your Baby with Low Muscle Tone A pediatric physical therapist from Dinosaur Physical Therapy helps us understand the importance of strengthening your baby’s muscle tone. A baby with Hyptonia (poor muscle tone) can struggle with other developmental milestones as they get older. Developing these muscles as babies and toddlers will greatly enhance their learning capability in the classroom as they get...

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Development Delays if Children Retain Primitive Reflexes after Birth Development

Will My Child’s Development be Delayed if they Retain Primitive Reflexes after Birth? Retained Primitive Reflex Development Series: Bedwetting – Why your child wets the bed or wears pull-ups after age 5 A child in constant fight or flight mode The answer behind W-sitting and how to fix it Learning delays when your child can’t Cross the Midline The answer behind your child’s hypersensitivity to...

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Build your child’s brain by giving them lots of experiences to explore Physical Literacy

Guest Blog Post Dawne Clarke Build your child’s brain by giving them lots of experiences to explore Our child’s brain is a most amazing organ. Its structure is established in the early years of life, so how can you ensure that your children’s brains are healthy, well developed, and will last a lifetime? Building your child’s brain is like building a house. The first five...

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Building your Child’s Brain is like Building a House Development

Guest Blog Post Dawne Clarke Building your child’s brain is like building a house Parents have been hearing for a long time now about the importance of our child’s early years. The preschool years, we’re told, prepare children to be successful in school and in life. These first years also set the habits that they will carry throughout their lifetimes – to be active, healthy,...

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