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Parenting Information
You Can Trust

Support For All Your Parenting & Caregiving Needs

Parenting Counts is a research-based resource developed to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children. Our approach is to provide parents, caregivers, and early learning professionals with information they can trust, understand, and use in their daily interactions with children.

Your Child's Developmental Growth

Over 250 articles and videos detailing your child’s developmental growth from birth to age five.


The five senses, movement, and dexterity.


Memory, language, and problem-solving skills.


Listening, verbalizing, and vocabulary.

Advice For Every Age

Our Developmental Timeline lets you track what’s happening in your child’s development. We cover aspects of Physical, Social, Learning, and Communication so you can identify how to help your child in their developmental growth.