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What to expect at your child’s age and stage of development

  • child development

All children develop differently, but it helps to know if your child is meeting typical milestones and what to look for if you have any concerns.

parenting in the time of coronavirus and social distancing

Parenting in the time of coronavirus and social distancing

  • parenting

Get some expert advice and encouragement to help you do your best during this period of stress, uncertainty and staying home.

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Parents Playbook: Everyday Play

  • play

Young children learn through their everyday experiences. Playing with simple household objects gives your little one the opportunity to use their senses,…

early vision screening can help correct problems

Keep an eye on your child’s vision

  • health & nutrition

Young kids learn through their senses, and any problems with your child’s vision health are easier to correct with early treatment.

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Reflecting on babies and mirror play

  • play

Mirror play helps your baby develop self-awareness, part of their social-emotional development. And they love it.

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Baby, let’s talk! Serve and return

  • parenting

Having back-and-forth conversations with your baby, even before they can use words, helps them learn and develop language. It’s easy and fun to do.

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Coping with the challenge of a fussy baby

  • parenting

All babies cry, but some are harder to soothe or comfort, and that can be emotionally hard on a new mother.

The first few months with your newborn can be considered the fourth trimester

‘The Fourth Trimester’: Making the transition to parenthood

  • infants

Some experts consider the first few months after the birth of a child as “the fourth trimester,” recognizing that a mother and newborn are still…

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Need quality child care for your infant?

  • infants

There are quality child care programs in communities across Arizona, and there are things you can look for and ask about to help you feel more confident in…

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