Obviously, parents play primary roles in protecting, enhancing, and encouraging the health habits and activities of their children. Parenting is a challenging and consequential calling. Education and increasing your knowledge of child and adolescent development enables appropriate expectations. Fortunately, many resources are available to aid parents.
For comprehensive information about the physical, cognitive, emotional, and sexual developmental milestones, please see the Growth & Development portal on the Advocates for Youth site.
Other resources for parents: