Emotional outbursts, behavioral problems, and inability to pay attention may be caused by a culprit: sleep deprivation. Learn how to tell if your child is getting enough sleep.

infant, preschool, school age, teen, toddler, tween, Uncategorized

August 5, 2021

Is Your Child Sleep Deprived?

At peak velocity, teens grow between 3.5 and 4 inches a year. That’s a lot of new pants.

teen, tween

June 19, 2020

Teen Growth Spurt

How active your baby is in the womb is a good indicator of how active they will be in childhood. Future sports star? Maybe so…


June 5, 2020

Understanding Baby Kicks and Movements

Whether you are delighted about it or terrified of it, puberty is going to invade your home. By knowing what is happening, you can better prepare your child. Knowledge is power when it comes to helping your whole family adjust to the changes of puberty.

teen, tween

February 21, 2020


A frequent scene in sitcoms or movies involves a romantic sex scene with a man and a pregnant woman. The man suddenly becomes concerned that he will poke the baby with his penis during sex. So….Does the baby feel a poke?

infant, pregnancy

January 17, 2020

The 5 Senses in Utero

Physical movement by a newborn is jerky and uncoordinated, yet by the end of the first year of life, an child can walk. There are many important steps in the process.

infant, pregnancy

January 3, 2020

First Steps

Hi, I'm Dr. Kate

I am an award-winning scientist, educator, author, and a mom. I help parents accomplish their goals for themselves and their families.


Developmental Psychologist and a Certified Family Life Educator