We all know little babies need care and attention around the clock and many parents are hesitant about choosing outside childcare for the tiniest member of their family. However, around the age of one, when the child is able to communicate with gestures, is able to stand or walk a little and is starting to show interest in social interactions outside of direct family members, parents feel a bit more confident about enrolling their child into a program. Most parents are unsure how to go about choosing the right program for their child. If you’re struggling with this, we’ve got three things you may consider when choosing a childcare program.
Oh the joy of welcoming a newborn. They are so tiny and squishy they make us want to scream. Newborns have the ability to make the most refined people produce unintelligible sounds of the goo-goo-ga-ga variety. While it is exciting to welcome a new member into your family, we would like for you to think twice (or more, if needed), before you switch to baby talk. In this article we will discuss the four stages of development (the absorbent mind, the reasoning mind, the social rebirth and adulthood) every human goes through before reaching adulthood with the aim to give more insight into the changes our youngest members of society go through and the development needs they have at each stage.