This mammoth self-help manual provides a comprehensive, parent-friendly way to assess and improve the developmental status of any baby or toddler, birth to 3 years. It employs over 200 photographs of infants at all levels of development, along with an assortment of visual boxes, charts and insets. The easy-to-read chapters address the major developmental categories of gross and fine motor skills, cognition, language, emotional growth, social interactions, and self-care skills. The parent can chart the baby’s progress with unique checklists that render every day for the first 36 months, and can employ the numerous described activities and exercises with their babies that draw on these developmental skills for optimal overall growth and development.
Author: Paula Tarver & Jeanne Martin