Does your baby seem withdrawn and detached at times? Or on the contrary, are you concerned that your infant is too fussy and demanding? In either scenario, there is probably no need to fret.
Memphis is no stranger to public debate about youth violence. Yet the number of juveniles being tried as adults for major crimes continues to grow, gang membership continues to climb, and the juvenile justice system is handling record numbers of cases.
All young children have a lot to learn about the social world, but some kids struggle more than others. Is your difficult toddler doomed to be a misfit? Happily, the answer is no. Whether they seem too shy to socialize, or too impulsive to get along with others, children with tricky temperaments can develop into happy, well-adjusted kids.
It's so much fun to watch our children grow. We celebrate as our babies meet milestones like smiling or rolling over for the first time. As they enter the toddler years, we watch their cognitive, social, and emotional development blossom as they explore their independence and place in the world.
But did they see you destroy the 20-miler you conquered on your bike Saturday morning? How much of the whole, fit you do your children see?
And while we don’t have much specific information about the people who committed this crime, we do know this: there is no substitute for loving, engaged parents who become their children’s competitive advantage in life.