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Childcare providers play an important role in healthy child development
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April 1, 2016
Angie FletcherRegional Specialist, Human Development and Family ScienceEvery adult who cares for children has a responsibility to guide, correct and socialize them toward appropriate behaviors. These actions often are called child guidance and ...
Dec. 1, 2005
Amy HalliburtonFormer MU Graduate StudentSara GableState Specialist, Human Development and Family StudiesThe preschool years (ages 2-1/2 to 5) are an exciting time for young children. When they were infants, they developed a trust of their ...
Aug. 1, 2004
Amy HalliburtonMU Graduate StudentSara GableState Specialist, Human Development and Family StudiesBetween birth and age three, children rapidly achieve many important milestones that create the foundation for later growth and development. Early in ...
July 1, 2001
Sara GableState Extension Specialist, Human DevelopmentMelissa HuntingUndergraduate InternFor some time, we have known that development results from the dynamic interplay of nature and nurture. From birth on, we grow and learn because our biology is ...