Month 11

Little toddler boy sitting in a cardboard box playing with crayons

It's almost been a whole year! Chances are you are thinking or planning their first birthday party. Their level of exploration has only gone up and they are becoming more independently mobile. Resist the urge to place your baby in front of technology like TV or tablets, consider more organic alternatives, like books and fun floor games. The beginnings of their first words may be on the horizon, and you probably have a 12-month check-up scheduled, as well.