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We aim to provide accurate, yet friendly and understandable, information on parenting in the early childhood years. Everything we put on this site is the product of our combined three decades of experience in working with children in our profession. We continually review the latest scientific studies, evaluate the evidence, and present it in a way that is easy to understand. We then take all of this and combine it with our own experience as parents too. 

10 Ways to Encourage Independent Play

10 Ways to Encourage Independent Play

Do you feel pressured to provide activities to constantly entertain your child? Do your kids complain that they’re bored when you try to limit screen time? Often, we feel that we need to fill our kids' schedules with activities to entertain and keep them busy....

Five Tips for Stress Free Toddler Activities

Five Tips for Stress Free Toddler Activities

Has this happened to you? You Google “activities for toddlers” or look it up on Pinterest.You see hundreds - maybe even thousands - of beautiful and interesting looking activities. They use nice keywords like “sensory play” or “brain development”.You download a few of...

Parenting, Working and Teaching: Steps to Help You Do All Three

Parenting, Working and Teaching: Steps to Help You Do All Three

The new normal due to the coronavirus outbreak means that millions of parents across the globe are now facing the impossible task of being a parent, worker and teacher. Getting through your day is difficult enough when you’re trying to work from home with the kids....

Five Things We Want to Help You With

Five Things We Want to Help You With

Our blog exists to help parents of babies and young kids deal with concerns related to child development and behavior. We'll come out with a new post once a week on topics including normal development, behavior, positive discipline, special needs children, and...

Who This Website is For

Who This Website is For

Dev Peds Village Was Designed for YOU (and here’s why) Mom guilt. Overwhelm. Confusion. Stress. Many moms today struggle with these. The thing is, it doesn't have to be this way. Many of these are about concerns that are not based on actual scientific evidence on...

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