By: Andrea Ploehn. When children at an early age experience disappointment in communicating over and over again it significantly affects their confidence. We learn through patterns and repetition. When a child can’t effectively engage in either, it becomes frustrating for the child and the parent. The consequences usually end in the child avoiding social interaction, [...]
By: Elizabeth Donovan, M. A. Most moms who chose to nurse find it a pleasant experience. There’s nothing quite like the bonding experience between mother and infant that occurs when breastfeeding. Most mothers try to nurse at least 6 months (as recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics) and some prefer to nurse longer. Usually [...]
By: by Emily Patterson and Kathleen Thomas. You may not know it but, recent research suggests that sign language is actually innate. As a matter of fact, many indigenous peoples around the world, including American Indian nations, have used sign language for centuries to facilitate communication with other tribes with whom they do not share [...]
By: Michele Brown. In nearly every playgroup there’s one topic that dominates conversations between mothers: milestones. We compare notes, give advice, and revel in our child’s greatness. Within my own mom’s group we are able to talk and laugh about various achievements without a lot of competition between children (or let’s face it, between ourselves). [...]
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