Within the first three months, your baby will begin to smile and track people and objects with his eyes. He may also discover his own feet and hands as well as develop the ability to lift his head and turn towards sounds.
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As your child grows into a preschooler her world will begin to open up. She will want to explore her surroundings and will have lots of questions to ask. She will begin to develop friendships and pay extra attention to adults and children outside of the family.
By early-school age, children have a stronger sense of right and wrong and develop greater capacity for friendship and teamwork. They understand time and will start to actively plan ahead for activities that interest them like a play date with a favorite friend or the details of their birthday party.
Temper tantrums, power struggles, and impulsiveness; they don’t call it the terrible twos without cause. Toddlers lack the self-control and communication skills of older children and are growing more independent every day. Don’t despair, there are things you can do now to help ease your child through this transition and stay sane at the same time.