PCA 2020

Ages 0-5

Solutions for a Middle-of-the-Night Visitor in Your Bed

There are a few ways to keep your little one in his own bed all night. Since every child is different and every situation is different, each family will approach this situation in a unique way.

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Handle Whining, Talking Back, and Other Annoying Kidspeak

Science has proven what parents already know: Whining is the most annoying sound on Earth.  A recent study published in the journal Evolutionary Biology found that when compared to other forms of speech, including baby talk, whining was uniquely distracting, causing listeners to tune in to the whining at the expense of other tasks. 

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Developing Baby’s Brain - Give Them a Head Start

Do you wonder what you can do to help your baby become a strong learner, and ultimately successful in life? When you understand a few things about child development, it’s easy to support and assist their development, with lifelong benefits. Babies are born to learn. The first 18 months of life are crucial in creating the structures we use to learn, to think, to feel, and to express ourselves throughout our lives. These are developed through movement.

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Did You Know? Parents Feel Separation Anxiety, Too!

It’s one of the secrets of parenthood: Not just children get separation anxiety! Many parents are unprepared for the feelings of sadness and emptiness they have when separated from their children. The emotions that pop up when you leave your child with a babysitter or when you watch your child drive away in the school bus can span from a dull ache all the way to worry and panic.

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