Baby Sign Language

Due to the fact that babies are unable to speak, crying becomes their main form of communication of any and all needs. Baby sign language is a great tool to reduce crying and increase communication between you and your little one. Babies as young as 6 months of age can begin to learn to communicate […]

The Danger of Irregular Bedtimes

Bedtime can sometimes feel like a battlefield. A consistent bedtime is not only recommended, but extremely important for your little one’s growth. It is actually detrimental for your child to have inconsistent bedtimes.

Talking about Conflict with your Children

You might be finding in today’s world that it is becoming less and less possible to shield our children from the problems of the world, including the Ukrainian and Russian conflict.

Speech Intelligibility in Children

Speech Intelligibility simply is how well someone can be understood when they’re speaking. As your child grows so does their speech intelligibility, as well as vocabulary and grammar structures. There are different factors which determine speech intelligibility. Those factors are: pronunciation, rhythm, volume, staying on topic, syntax and more. It is estimated that by age […]

Insecure and Disrupted Attachment

To understand the importance of disrupted attachment you first need to understand secure attachment. Secure attachment simply is when children feel protected by their caregivers, and they can depend on them to return.

Education Bedtime Stories

Reading to your child or listening to stories has a world of benefits. These benefits include: improved pronunciation, fluency, time management, focus, attention span, comprehension and memory, as well as building critical listening and thinking skills. Reading or listening to stories can further help build emotional intelligence, empathy, and boost your child’s mental health. Reading […]

Helping Your Baby Sleep Better

Sleep is indispensable to babies. It is a very important factor in their development and growth. In the womb babies spend up to 80% in active sleep and in their first two years of their lives they spend more time sleeping than awake. Actually 40% of childhood is spent sleeping. This is in part due […]

How Long Should Babies Nap?

Babies need a lot of sleep, this includes both daytime and nighttime sleep, and it varies greatly by age. Making sure your little one is getting enough sleep and getting them to sleep can be difficult. Newborns can especially have difficulty getting to sleep since they have not yet developed good circadian rhythm or simply, […]

The Four Major Parenting Styles

There are many ways we become parents and how we choose to raise our children. However, there are also many commonalities between parents as well. According to research, parents can be grouped into one of four of the following parenting styles: authoritarian, permissive, uninvolved, and authoritative.

Is my Baby Behind Developmentally?

As parents, we are always worrying about the well-being of our children. A major concern is if our children are developing normally. Whether you’re a first time parent or not, keep in mind that developmental milestones are important achievements for your baby, however, your baby might hit some ahead of time and some later.