Development

How to Help Develop Fine Motor Skills in Your Baby

How to Help Develop Fine Motor Skills in Your Baby

Fine motor skills are the small motions we make that use muscles in the fingers, wrists, toes, tongue and lips that are necessary for life skills such as writing and drawing, cutting with scissors, buttoning and unbuttoning, manipulating small items, and feeding oneself with utensils. Additionally, experts say that fine motor skills are related to cognitive development--through our hands, we make the connection between thought and action.

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Now's the Time: Brain Development

Now's the Time: Brain Development

Do you have a child younger than three years old? This video will share ways you can help support your baby’s developing brain.

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Want to Boost Your Baby’s Brain Power?

Want to Boost Your Baby’s Brain Power?

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Right From the Start NJ Partner Featured as Panelist at “Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey” Conference

Right From the Start NJ Partner Featured as Panelist at “Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey” Conference

Arturo Brito MD, the Executive Director of The Nicholson Foundation, and a partner of the Right From the Start NJ public awareness program, was a featured speaker at the “Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey” conference, on November 29, 2017 at Pines Manor in Edison, New Jersey.

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What is Responsive Feeding?

What is Responsive Feeding?

Feeding your baby can sometimes be a frustrating experience for new parents, primarily because babies lack the ability to verbally communicate their needs, as well as their approval or disapproval of certain foods. 

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Screen Time for Young Children

Screen Time for Young Children

What do the experts say about screen time for young children? The American Academy of Pediatrics has new guidelines that may surprise you.

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Developing Social Skills in Your Toddler

Developing Social Skills in Your Toddler

Social skills are an important, yet sometimes overlooked factor in your child’s development.

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