Age 4-14 months
Your baby is growing up! How did that breath-taking newborn become such an adorable bundle of energy and fun? And you, how did you get to be such a confident parent, knowing -- at least most of the time -- how to comfort your baby, feed her, connect with her?
Your adoration of your baby means she wants to please you, which means a happy child who cooperates even as she heads into her second year. And the intimate connection you've created with your baby lays the foundation for a rewarding parent-child relationship for the rest of her life.
Next on the agenda: sitting up, crawling, and walking, all in short order.
Your son is old enough to want to be more in charge of his body and his time. He doesn't want an adult to swoop in and disrobe him when he's busy with something. Here's what you can do.Read More