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Articles and Resources to Help Door County Families with Child Development

Text4Baby

Text4Baby is a service from the National Healthy Babies, Healthy Mothers Coalition. Expectant and new parents can sign up to get weekly text messages about their child’s development.         

CDC: Developmental Milestones and Tracker APP

Print Milestone Checklist Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move (crawling, walking, etc.).   Your… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension:Living with Your Teenager

As a parent of a teenager or a pre-teen, you may find it helps to realize that these normal struggles occur in every family. Once you know that, you an relax more and worry less about how your children are… Continue Reading →

Assigning Age Appropriate Chores

As parents, you have an endless list of tasks to do, from cleaning the bathrooms and preparing meals to taking out the garbage and unloading the dishwasher. What you may not realize, though, is that your children — even the little… Continue Reading →

CDC: Positive Parenting Tips

As a parent you give your children a good start in life—you nurture, protect and guide them. Parenting is a process that prepares your child for independence. As your child grows and develops, there are many things you can do… Continue Reading →

UW-Extension – Parenting and Family Relationships

UW-Extension Parenting and Family Relationships. Trustworthy resources to improve the quality of family life. Helping communities respond to issues such as childhood obesity, financial security, and aging. Providing leadership for policies that help children, youth and families succeed. Increasing knowledge… Continue Reading →

Brain Building with Serve and Return

5 Steps for Brain-Building Serve and Return

Purple Crying

Purple Crying The Period of PURPLE Crying is a new way to help parents understand this time in their baby’s life, which is a normal part of every infant’s development. It is confusing and concerning to be told your baby “has colic”… Continue Reading →

Pregnancy and Infancy Sleep Resources

Pregnancy and Sleep If a pregnant woman is ‘eating for two’ whenever she sits down for a meal, then it’s also true that she is ‘sleeping for two’ every time she goes to bed. Pregnancy can significantly reshape the sleep… Continue Reading →

Parenthetical

Are You The Parent of a 10-16 Year old? Check out parenthetical.wisc.edu – a FREE University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension sponsored online community for parents of kids ages 10-16. It’s a parenting website, blog and social network all in one place…. Continue Reading →

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