Civics can be defined as our roles and responsibilities (and privileges) as citizens.
Learning about civics includes:
- How processes work
- Our history
- Identification of problems
- How we create change.
Usually civics refers to government, but it can refer to any … Read more >>
Tummy time is physical activity for infants; it is an awake, prone position that is supervised and encouraged by an adult.
Tummy time is especially important since the onset of the “back to sleep” campaign.
Since infants are now placed … Read more >>
Babies as young as 5 months old may show interest in books.
“Interest” at this age means turning pages back and forth and putting the book in the mouth. Think of mouthing a book as a “pre-reading” skill!
By the … Read more >>
Resilience is the ability to “bounce back” despite hardship.
We have all been through some degree of hardship these last few years. Not only have our “regular” lives continued on with all their related stressors, they’ve been accompanied by the … Read more >>
Encourage Infant Hand and Arm Use
You make a difference in your baby’s development!
Most babies are unable to reach for objects in the first 3 months of life. If you have participated in Parent Trust’s developmental screening program and … Read more >>
Parents truly appreciate the importance of a good night’s sleep. A recent experiment shows that listening to music before bed-contrary to much current advice-can actually reduce your quality of sleep.
The study focused on the phenomenon of “earworms”–when a song … Read more >>