2 days ago
Parenting and Social Media

A mother reached out to me about navigating the world of social media as a respectful parent. Here are a few ... See more

Question: What are some strategies to consider when navigating the world of social media as a respectful parent?This is a very thoughtful question and one that

6 days ago

"When children play, the teacher's role is to step back and observe. Play flourishes when adults support it in a skillful and subtle manner. If adults are too involved and directive, play ... See more

3 weeks ago
Engaging with Infants and Toddlers through Respectful and Peaceful Care

Pikler USA is coming to Miami. Join Elsa and Lisa at United Way Miami Dade on March 20-21, 2020. Learn how to Engage with Infants and Toddlers through Respectful and Peaceful Care.

Engaging with Infants and Toddlers through Respectful and Peaceful Care A two-day Pikler® introductory workshop In collaboration with United Way of Miami-Dade Class Overview Children move, ... See more

3 weeks ago
Do Our Babies Need to Move More?

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/22/well/move/babies-infants-fat-weight-obesity-activity-trackers-exercise-movement.html

The importance of Independent play in a safe environment. Research supports ... See more

A study that used activity trackers to monitor babies found associations between infants’ movement and levels of fat.

3 weeks ago
Should I Be Using Baby Sign Language? – Ruth Anne Hammond

Ruth Ann Hammond RIE® Associate on baby sign ... See more

Should I Be Using Baby Sign Language? Leave a Comment / Educaring®, Expert Advice This is a question that often comes up, sometimes by a mother who is feeling guilty because she isn’t doing it ... See more

4 weeks ago

Your Toddler's Play

"A surprising thing parents may discover is that children at play have marvelous concentration and follow- through when involved in situations that interest them. If we allow and ... See more

1 month ago

"Ultimately, kids need parents — at least one of them — to show up, consistently helping them feel safe, seen, soothed, and secure."

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D.

1 month ago
The Most Powerful Thing You Can Do As A Parent Is Simply "Show Up"

Maybe it takes a village to raise a child, but not just a village. It also requires at least one person to take the lead and show up consistently. That’s the key finding from decades of ... See more

1 month ago
Just Say No to Judgment: How Judging Parents Actually Leads to Worse, Not Better, Outcomes for Kids

"The message to parents—don’t fear the judgers. Don’t give them power by allowing them to influence how you respond to your children. Tune them out and stay focused on what your child is ... See more

Almost all parents feel judged, almost all the time. Our Tuning In survey showed that nearly 9 in 10 parents across the board feel judged (90% moms and 85% dads), and almost half say they feel judged ... See more

2 months ago

Reflections