Toddler - Middle Childhood

13 months - 10 years old

Exploring years...toddlers ar moving around more, and are aware of themselves and their surroundings. Their desire to explore new objects and people also is increasing. During this stage, toddlers will show greater independence, begin to show defiant behavior. Middle childhood brings many changes in a child’s life. Having independence from family becomes more important now. This is a critical time for children to develop confidence in all areas of life, such as through friends, schoolwork, and sports.


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Mindfulness Corner

Children of all ages can benefit from mindfulness. It can help parents and caregivers, too. Here are tips for children and adults of all ages for how to be more present. Click for tips.

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Dr. Roma Franzia

542 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka

Tel: 847-441-1000 

Pager: 224-422-0806

Fax: 847-441-7740

Office Hours

Monday , Tuesday, Thursday - 8:30am – 5:30pm

Wednesday - 2pm – 5:30pm


Friday  & Saturday - 8:30am – 1pm


Sunday - Closed 

Reach Dr. Franzia by pager – 224-422-0806