WIC provides monthly benefits for buying nutritious foods, breastfeeding support and guidance to improve participants’ health and nutrition.
While every child develops at their own pace, a parent will often recognize when their child needs extra help, if they know how to look. See how answering some key questions can guide parents, teachers and health care providers to understand and meet a child’s unique needs.
Teaching young children water safety can help make water play more enjoyable for all.
The right child care fit for your family may depend on a lot of factors, including the age and needs of the child, what’s available in your area, and the type of care you feel most comfortable with.
A lot of us grew up with the food pyramid. Its wide base represented the foods we should eat in the largest amounts. The pointed top showed foods we should eat less of.
Using car seats has dramatically reduced harm to children involved in crashes. Many parents—especially new ones—have questions about how to choose the right car seat and what type of seat to use as children grow.
Many parents with young children face a tough choice. A job or more education can bring in more money to the household. But to go to work, classes, or job training means paying for child care, an extra expense that may be hard to afford.
Parents are told all the time that helping children read is one of the most important things they can do for their child’s education. But how does a new parent with a baby or a parent with a toddler who won’t sit still use this advice?
Ready for kindergarten is more than being the right age by the right date. Years of study have shown that when children enter kindergarten with certain abilities, they are better ready to learn. Starting off well in kindergarten helps children be more successful through their years in school.