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When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” To this day, especially in times of “disaster,” I remember my mother’s words and I am always comforted by realizing that there are still so many helpers – so many caring people in this world. — Fred...Read More
If your child is a perfect sleeper, read no further- pat yourself on the back and thank your lucky stars! If, on the other hand, you are convinced that your child is trying to make sure no one in your household is getting enough sleep, read on… You may be wondering why your child fights going to bed, refuses to take a nap, or wakes up in the middle of the night. Rest assured, no pun...Read More
Why does he keep playing with something he shouldn’t (like the tv remote, the radio, the artwork on the walls) even though he knows better?
Any adults assume that an infant or young toddler “knows better” because he looks ashamed when he is scolded. Looking ashamed shows only that the child understands that he has earned your disapproval, not that he has done something wrong. You may also notice that he may look proud when praised for doing something right. This is because he knows that he is approved of for that...Read More
With consistent, predictable routines, a child hears and sees limits and rules many times. With sensitive guidance, she has tested the rule many times, and now understands what the rule is. When she looks at you while breaking the rule, she is showing you that she knows the rule, and is checking to see whether the rule will be enforced. She will do this many times as well! Because she has...Read More
Infants and young toddlers may not understand the reasons behind many rules that exist. For example, she doesn’t know that it is unsafe or unsanitary to carry food or drinks around with her. She may be too young to know why she needs to sit to eat, but she needs to experience this as a rule. She needs to see and hear this rule many times, and she needs to test the rule again and again to...Read More
Children bite in order to cope with a challenge or fulfill a need. For example, he may be biting to express a strong feeling (like frustration), to communicate a need for personal space (maybe another child is standing too close) or to satisfy a need for oral stimulation (maybe he is teething or even hungry). Trying your best to understand the underlying cause of the biting will help you...Read More