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June, 2012

Interaction and admiration . . .

When you interact with and admire your toddler, you encourage your child to organize behaviors, communicate ideas and feelings, and solve problems. Your toddler needs your high regard along with the care and comfort you provide. Let’s say your child is coloring a wonderful picture or building the tower of towers. When he or she …Continue reading

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Becoming calm and interested . . .

During the first few months of your baby’s life, you can begin to help your newborn learn to be calm, regulated, secure, and interested in his or her new world. Likely, your baby is already a sensory sponge, learning from the sights, sounds, smells, touches, and movements that are part of his or her life. …Continue reading

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Babies like to be boss sometimes . . .

Around 3 to 10 months of age, your baby will be able to communicate what he wants, and he might become a little bossy in the process. Even babies like to be in charge now and then. This means that sometimes your love bug might get angry when you want to be in control. Don’t …Continue reading

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Unfinished business . . .

Your little miracle is born with a brain that is still in the process of developing, and you get to play a major role in nurturing that development. Here’s why . . . At birth, your child’s brain is actually unfinished—particularly the higher brain, which is the newest part of the brain. Part of the …Continue reading

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