• Children with sensory issues can be classified as having sensory defensiveness, registration problems, modulation issues, and sensory integration problems. In this entry, I’m going to share a little about s […]

  • Have you ever asked yourself, “What is a sensory processing disorder?”  If so, you’re in luck, because that’s the topic for today!
              Does your s […]

  • Children with special needs often struggle with language, motor, and sensory processing skills. Difficulties in one or more of these areas may impact how a child interacts with the world.  For example, a […]

  • Daydreaming plays an important role in the creative process, and research reveals that creativity has been on the decline in recent decades.  To learn how to promote creativity in children (and adults), watch t […]

  • Life can be extremely busy, but don’t let that deter you from bonding with your baby.  You can always find the time in the midst of your busy days to spend quality time with your infant, which will help the two of […]

  • Every parent wants to know how to prevent SIDS.  SIDS is the sudden, unexplained death of an infant one year of age or younger.  The majority of SIDS deaths occur between the ages of 1 month and 4 months.  Here ar […]

  • Children learn about the world around them through exploration and play. The role of play in child development is important for the development gross motor, fine motor and social skills. Play can be as simple as […]

  • Selecting the right baby toys is important if you want to promote development in your infant.  When choosing toys for your twelve to twenty-four month old, make sure that you select items that are colorful and […]

  • Babies are like sponges! They are “soaking in” their surroundings and learning about the world every minute of every day.   Playtime is the perfect time for your child to explore the environment and gain impo […]

  • Does your baby always turns her head to the right or left side?  If so, you may want to ask your pediatrician if your child has a condition called congenital muscular torticollis (CMT). Torticollis means […]

  • An infant looks at his mother and babbles and the mother responds by smiling or touching the infant.  What is happening in this situation?  This parent is promoting language development in early childhood!   […]

  • Have you ever wondered how to help kids learn self-control?  Many children who enter kindergarten have limited self-control, and this weak foundation puts them at risk for not being able to catch up with their […]

  • Breastfeeding is good for you and your baby!  The benefits of breastfeeding are listed below:

    -Breastmilk is easier on your child’s digestive system than formula

    -Breastfeeding helps you lose those extra […]

  • Does your baby have a flat spot on the side or back of this head? The medical terms for these conditions are plagiocephaly and brachycephaly. Positional plagiocephaly means “oblique head.” When baby’s head is vi […]

  • I will always remember the constant barrage of questions from my children when they were toddlers. “Why do cars have wheels? Why do we have to wear nice clothes to church? Why does the moon change shapes? Why, w […]

  • Be sure to check out the webinar recently presented by Pathways.org, and be sure to visit their website for more information about tummy time and infant development!
    Tummy Time: The Why’s and How’s Featuring Dr. […]

  • Anne Zachry wrote a new post 9 years ago

    A number of parents like the portable infant sleeper because it folds away, and it can be easily moved from room to room. Parents even say that their babies sleep better in a sleeper rather than a bed. Please […]

  • If you are going to be in the NYC area on May 7th…check out these opportunities! If you contact Ms. Pergler, please tell her that you read about this opportunity on Dr. Anne Zachry’s website 🙂

    BABY PROJECT # […]

  • Parenting is a challenging yet extremely rewarding endeavor. With so many pressing responsibilities, parents often feel overworked and overwhelmed on a daily basis. It’s difficult to stay calm and collected when y […]

  • Breastfeeding has a number of benefits, such as building your baby’s immunity against illness. Recent research reveals that breastfeeding may reduce the risk of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. R […]

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