Monthly Archives: February 2014

Babies are Geniuses! Part 1

Parents sense something special about their babies from the beginning.  This kid has something amazing going on in there!  S/he is really smart– may not be able to show it, yet, but it’s in there!  It’s a magical feeling. I am … Continue reading

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Giving babies (and toddlers) the opportunity to do for themselves!

It was a remarkable scene — to my eyes—though completely unremarkable, it seemed, to the toddlers.  The young children (between 14 and 24 months of age) and their teachers were getting ready for lunch time.  Two children were conscientiously putting … Continue reading

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Babies are people, after all!

As a child psychologist, I thought I already knew that babies were people! But, then I had lots of opportunity to watch infants over the past several years working in a Montessori school.  Watching the infant classrooms, I have been … Continue reading

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