Leaps and Milestones

This page contains links to all posts related to baby and toddler milestones. You’ll find some posts listed by age, others by the milestone itself, and several on the topic of leaps and wonder weeks!

Wonder Weeks Leap 4

This leap did NOT make much of a mark for William. He was not at all extra fussy, and I would have simply described the time period as calm and…

4 Month Old Preemie Development

In general, the medical community believes that preemies need extra time for their developmental milestones, in order to catch up to babies that were born at full term. 4 month…

Wonder Weeks Leap 3: Wonder Week 12 Smooth Transitions

William definitely became more fussy right when the wonder weeks chart (from the app) predicted. It was obvious that he was in his third leap…also known as wonder week 12,…

Printable Parenting Tools by MOC

Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Shape and Color Cards
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Potty Training Reward Chart
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Calm Down Tool Kit for Toddlers
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Toy Bin Labels
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months
Printable Babywise Schedule Newborn to 6 months

Wonder Weeks Leap 2

William entered Wonder Week 8 (Leap 2) just as expected…based on his birth date. The changes we noticed in him during and after this leap were a bit more subtle…

Wonder Weeks Leap 1 – William’s Experience

I was introduced to the Wonder Weeks when Caroline was a few weeks old. I was immediately intrigued and got the free app on my phone. The app asks for…

Baby Wonder Weeks – What is the Grey Period?

Following baby wonder weeks? Find out what the wonder weeks grey period is (also called the stormy period). Also find a complete wonder weeks chart at the end of this…

How to Handle the Wonder Weeks With a Premature Baby (Guest Post)

There are many unknowns when you have a premature baby. Will there be NICU time? Will your baby be behind developmentally or will they meet regular milestones? And what about…

LEAP 10: IT’S HAPPENING- SHE’S TALKING!

Dear Leap 10, Thank you for coming, and thank you for leaving! During your presence my daughter experienced real tantrums. Screaming, flailing, biting, fists tight and arms shaking tantrums. And…