All great stories have a beginning.
The story of your baby’s life is happening right now.
Within the span of 12 months, your newborn will transform from a tiny creature intensely dependent upon you for survival into an active, expressive child with clear interests and preferences.
It’s a story worth celebrating every step of the way.
In my book Baby’s First Year Milestones, you’ll find straightforward, comprehensive descriptions of major milestones for every month of the first year, along with 150+ age-appropriate activities to help you bond with your baby and encourage learning through play.
“Education is a journey we take with our children.” - Aubrey Hargis
Sharing the Journey
I write about child development to help parents better understand their children's behavior, gaining insight into their developmental needs.Whether you have a baby, a toddler, or a preschooler, you are welcome to search or explore the archives for inspiration and information about children.
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I am a certified and experienced Montessori teacher and educational consultant. In 2013, I created a surprisingly popular Facebook community called Montessori 101. The discussions are lively, and the wealth of knowledge about compassionate parenting from the member base is immense.