Moms listen to the whines of their child all day and still tuck them into bed at night with a hug and a kiss. Moms joyfully accept a wilted dandelion presented between little sticky fingers. Moms loyally get up in the middle of the night to clean up after..
Separation anxiety is common in children between the ages of eight months to three years. In fact, almost all infants and toddlers experience separation anxiety at some stage of development. However, children who have special needs may have an even more d..
As your young infant grows and becomes more mobile, a wonderful and complex event takes place—the world begins to expand immeasurably. No longer is your baby confined to spaces in which she could only scoot, crawl, or wiggle! As she masters her balance ..
There may be times when you may have questions about your baby’s developing attachment or social-emotional development. If you have concerns, it may be helpful to talk with your pediatrician, a trusted early childhood educator, or a mental health provid..
You and your baby have within you the building blocks for developing a healthy, secure attachment. That doesn’t mean you will know how do to everything instinctively. That’s especially true if you had some challenges in your early attachment relations..
It is important to keep in mind that attachment relationships develop between two individuals. Both individuals bring qualities and characteristics that influence the development of this unique bond. As anyone who has spent time around babies will know, a..