In Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Raising Joyful, Resilient Kids, leading child psychologist Mona Delahooke, PhD, offers a deep understanding of child development that helps parents solve children's behavioral challenges from the inside out. Even better, she helps us understand the brain-body connection so that we can be proactive and prevent many … [Read more...] about Brain-Body Parenting: 3 Ways Dr. Mona Delahooke’s New Book Can Help Families Thrive
The first three months after a baby's birth are often called the 4th trimester. During this time, not only are you recovering from the physical and emotional toll of having just birthed a human, but you're also getting to know your new baby -- and yourself as a new mother. This is a sacred time for you and your growing family. New moms in particular, however, may have some … [Read more...] about 4th Trimester: How to Survive Baby’s Astounding (and Exhausting!) First Three Months
Can you spoil a baby? After all, who else but a baby gets to be picked up, fed, and attended to every time they make a peep of displeasure? It doesn't quite seem fair, does it? At the same time, parents feel naturally compelled to respond to baby's cries. A new baby, especially in the early days, gives adults all sorts of instincts they've never had before, such as … [Read more...] about Can You Spoil a Baby? 4 Helpful Ways Science Proves it’s Impossible
Do you have a baby or toddler who is only happy while you are actively playing with her? When you leave the room, does she cry as if you’ve left the country? This post will cover why it’s important for your baby to have some independent play, and give you a few ideas to help your baby learn how to enjoy her independent playtime, which will provide you with a much-needed … [Read more...] about Independent Play: 8 Easy Ways to Help Baby or Toddler Enjoy It
Want baby to sleep through the night right away? You’re desperate for sleep and the title of this post seemed liked the Holy Grail. You want to believe it could be true, that there is a magical answer out there. When our own sleep is compromised we can barely think of anything else but our tiredness. I understand. I have four children and I have been where you are once or … [Read more...] about Get Your Baby to Sleep through the Night in ONE day!