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Why is my toddler so busy?

Why is my toddler so busy? If you have a monkey for a toddler, or a very handsy little two-year-old, then you’ll be pleased to know that these can be signs that your child is growing and developing normally! This active adventuring is part of a process – or a...

What’s the Average Age for Potty Training Boys and Girls?

When should my child start potty training?   Learning to use the toilet is an important milestone. Most children start working on this skill between 18 months and 3 years of age. The average age of potty training falls somewhere around 27 months. The timeline for your child will depend...

Understanding and Responding to Children Who Bite

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Understanding and Responding to Children Who Bite Biting is a typical behavior often seen in infants, toddlers, and 2-year olds. As children mature, gain self-control, and develop problem-solving skills, they usually outgrow this behavior. While not uncommon, biting can be an upsetting and potentially harmful behavior. It’s best to...

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Mrs. Marshell

Mrs. Marshell has a Childhood Development degree from Calumet College and is a Certified Medical Assistant. She has worked in childcare for over 30 years as a Center Director, Director, and Head Start Director. Marshell founded 3R’s Child Development Center in 1998 and operations began in August 1999, with a philosophy of owner-operator on site to make critical decisions for parents and to provide a learning environment specific to each child’s social, intellectual, cognitive and multi-cultural environment.