Children’s growth

Here at You Are Mom, we want to walk with you through this amazing, challenging stage as your child grows from 2 years old all the way to puberty. Sometimes it goes by in the blink of an eye. But there are some things to pay attention to: where your child is in growth percentiles, possible deficiencies in speech or motor skills, how to encourage good psychomotor coordination, fine motor skills, and brain development… In this section you’ll learn all about these fascinating processes.

When Will My Baby Become a Child?

Like every good mother, you’re interested in every stage of your child’s life. That’s why you’ll probably ask the question: when will my baby become a child? Here are some of the changes that babies experience in this transition and…

Delayed Puberty: Causes and Treatment

Puberty is the period in which there is an accelerated development of sexual characteristics and bone growth. This phase is the link between childhood and adulthood and can occur late in some children. We’ll be letting you know what you…

Precocious Puberty: What Parents Should Know

Puberty usually begins when we’re around ten years old, and continues until we’re about 14. However, some boys and girls go through what’s known as precocious puberty, which occurs earlier than usual. This milestone is characterized by a growth of…

The Development of Affectivity in Children

The development of affectivity involves a very complex process in which individuals come to progressively acquire the capacity to experience and manifest their emotions.  In order for the process to take place, children need to be in contact with others.…