2 days 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 week 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 week 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

1 month ago

Reflections

1 month ago
Photos from RIE Bred's post

When you clean up after class and find this! 😁😁 definitely a parent playing with the scarf and curlers.

1 month ago

My steps were missing. Found it in the art room. 🙁😊 Not sure whether to laugh or cry....Noah’s Ark....

1 month ago
The Fewer Toys Children Have, The More They Play - Raised Good

I know I sound like a broken record...

https://raisedgood.com/toys-children-less-play/?fbclid=IwAR0tMyZMDFWPBX5qo1jalmon0yghtj_xgdthmLjawgDxVgw-5bNgZdTLmv4

We're lead to be believe that if a little is good, then more is better. But, the irony is when it comes to toys, the fewer kids have the more they play.

2 months ago

"Giving infants time, space, and skillful support to develop physically is crucial. As babies learn to move, they discover that they can affect themselves, objects, and other people. Each new ... See more