Parenting Information and Tip Sheet
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  • Signs a child is ready for potty training
  • Caregiver tips
  • Potty Training: The “How To’s”
  • Nighttime training
  • Developmental Milestones
  • Warning signs of a problem
  • Tips for promoting speech and language development
  • Language development for bilingual learners
  • Developmental Milestones
  • Baby’s First Year
  • Ages 1-2
  • Ages 2-3
  • Ages 3-5
  • Tips for promoting healthy development at every age

  • Etapas del desarrollo-el primer año
  • Etapas del desarrollo-el segundo año
  • Etapas del desarrolo-niños pequeños 2-3 años
  • Etapas del desarrolo-los años preescolares 3-5 años
  • Strategies for Promoting Positive Behavior
  • Dealing with Problem Behavior, including
  •    - Limit setting
       ‒ Consistency
       ‒ Consequences
       ‒ Time out
       ‒ Effective use of praise
       ‒ Why hitting doesn’t work

  • What to expect developmentally
  • Understanding tantrums and aggression
  • Tips for managing difficult behaviors
  • The symptoms of autism and related disorders
  • What are signs of a possible problem
  • How autism is diagnosed
  • How to get help for a child who might have autism or related disorders
  • Types of child care programs and licensing
  • Questions to ask/observe about the setting you are considering to determine the best place for your child
  • Tips for preparing your child to go to school
  • Tips for promoting literacy
  • An overview of early education and literacy programs available to families (e.g., Head Start, Early Head Start, etc.)
  • How to prepare a child for a new brother/sister
  • Tips for reducing sibling rivalry and handling aggression between siblings
  • Children’s common misunderstandings
  • Talking to children about separation and divorce
  • Do’s and don’ts of handling divorce with your children
  • Warning signs of possible difficulty
  • Where to get additional help
  • How violence effects children
  • Warning signs
  • What to do if your child has been a victim of domestic of child violence
  • When and how to introduce solid foods
  • Tips for picky eaters
  • When to be concerned (children who eat too much or too little)
  • Why kids with special needs may require help in different areas
  • Who provides services
  • How to get help
  • Suggested daily teeth care for children
  • When and why children should visit a dentist
  • Tips for helping children brush their teeth
  • Laws regarding use
  • Weight and height requirements
  • How/where to get a car seat
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