Do infants need to socialize?
Many parents I work with wonder how important it is to socialize their infants—spending time with other children the same age–to develop social skills.
Parents are usually surprised when I tell them that cooperative play … Read more >>
By JK Rowling
After years of my niece telling me I just HAD to read Harry Potter, I finally got it from the library. I was lucky enough to get the edition with Jim Kay’s illustrations, which are terrific.
I … Read more >>
This activity is a way to get more outside time for your children AND potentially help them settle down for sleep at night.
If you were to try to get your children to take a walk around the neighborhood, maybe … Read more >>
Spending time in nature is a stress management strategy that works for many people. And now there is a great research study that supports this! A recent study published in Scientific Reports has identified the time threshold for when time … Read more >>
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a report encouraging early introduction of peanut based foods to prevent allergies.
There is a growing body of research that indicates early introduction of peanut-based foods to infants as early as 6 months … Read more >>
Many of us are familiar with the craft of making leaf rubbings. You find a sturdy leaf and put a piece of paper over it. Using a crayon without a paper wrapper, rub back and forth to get the impression … Read more >>