Category Archives: infants

Insights of parents of babies — Part 1

Last post, I shared some of the challenges of parents of babies and a little about what they said helped them.   I also asked them to share what they have learned that they wished they had known sooner.  Here are … Continue reading

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Physical Development and Walking– Rethinking “Containment”

The human infant has deep, intrinsic motivation to work on physical development– coordinated movement, balance, and fine motor skills–  and finds this work very rewarding. Babies work hard to reach, grasp, bring things to themselves, and get themselves to places they … Continue reading

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Babies and Toddlers Move and Touch to Learn! Part 2

Purposeful movement enhances learning and thinking. Engaging in movement helps with development of thinking in so many ways. I had the pleasure of participating in a research project years ago about the developmental changes that occur for babies around the development … Continue reading

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Babies are social, emotional, and moral!

Did you know that babies come wired to be able to understand their feelings– and the feelings and perspectives of others? They learn, with experience, little by little, how to regulate their emotions– which is an important set of life … Continue reading

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