Baby Brain Map

This website features an interactive “baby brain map” showing your baby’s brain development from the womb to 36 months of age. Information about social-emotional development, cognition, and learning is provided based on your child’s...

Learning, Play, and Your 1-to-2-Year-Old

This article describes toddler milestones in hand-eye coordination, communication, and the development of language.  It provides toys and ideas parents can use to help their toddlers learn and grow, and information about tantrums and separation anxiety during the...

Learning, Play, and Newborns

This article summarizes how newborns learn through interaction and play time.  It reviews signs indicating when baby is active and ready to play, and when she may be overstimulated.  It also suggests toys and ideas that parents can use to help their newborns...

The Period of Purple Crying

This website was designed to explain a period referred to as “P.U.R.P.L.E. crying.” Infants beetween two weeks and 3-4 months of age may experience colic or cry more frequently. This is a normal stage of development, and this website offers ways to soothe...