Why do preschoolers resist going to bed? What kinds of speech, movement and thinking skills are typical? And what do kids need to know about sex education and their bodies? Welcome to the world of preschool children's health! Get answers to these and other common questions.

Being mindful about your preschooler's health today could lead to good habits and good behavior throughout childhood.

To get started, teach your preschooler to make healthy food choices now. This sets the stage for a lifelong healthy diet.

Find out how to solve childhood bedtime problems too. It could help you and your preschooler sleep better for years to come.

Also learn about typical preschooler milestones. Doing so can help you track your child's growth and development.

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Aug. 23, 2023