This is FALSE! Using a baby walker will not help babies learn to stand or walk. In fact, there are strong associations between walker use and developmental delays in balance skills that are needed for walking. Walkers may also interfere with muscle and joint development. Another myth: A baby walker is a safe play space […]
These last few months have been very stressful for families. With uncertainty about a wide range of things like job security to schooling from home to the availability of toilet paper, we are dealing with new levels of stress and anxiety. The changes to our environment and routines affect everyone and that includes our kids […]
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Staying healthy during social distancing should be a top priority for CPCMG families. This includes making the effort to incorporate physical activity into your child’s daily routine. Regular exercise helps your immune system function optimally and helps your body release endorphins. Endorphins help us feel better and can relieve stress. Some ideas for quick and […]
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“I am so busy keeping track of an active three-year-old! How can I find time in my schedule for some exercise?” It’s true that you need to keep a close eye on toddlers, so it might feel like almost every minute of every day is spoken for. But I have a few suggestions for you! […]