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When Mealtime Becomes a Power Struggle

My 9-month-old is resisting solid foods, and mealtimes are turning into a power struggle. We introduced solids at six months, and she has been breast-fed, with an occasional bottle of breast milk.

A 2-Year-Old's Frustration

When he is frustrated, our 25-month-old boy hits himself or bangs his head. His mother and I don’t know whether this behavior is normal.

Where Did I Come From?

My older daughter was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization). Shortly after her birth I began wondering when she might ask the inevitable question, “Where did I come from?” What would you say?

Learning & Development

Children come to kindergarten from a wide variety of experiences, so expecting them all to know and be able to do the same things is unrealistic.

Writing a story with your child can help illustrate where they are going, who they will meet, and how children are expected to behave at school. 

Developmentally appropriate? Scaffolding? Your child’s teacher might use language other educators understand but may be new to you.

Quality Child Care Matters

NAEYC-Accredited Programs

Use these tips to guide you as you look for a quality child care or preschool program for your child.