No-Cry Separation Anxiety

The No-Cry Separation Anxiety Solution

Q&A with Elizabeth: Sandboxes and Swimming Pools

Q&A with Elizabeth: Sandboxes and Swimming Pools

We’re going to a vacation at a home with a pool. To keep her safe, should we have our 3-year-old take swimming lessons before we go? ~ Kristin, mother to 3-year-old Rachel

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Needing a Parent’s Help to Sleep: Changing to the No Stay Option

Needing a Parent’s Help to Sleep: Changing to the No Stay Option

Over the last couple of weeks we have talked about why a child needs you there as well as a path to deciding if you should stay or not stay to help your child fall asleep. For those that have decided that the “no stay” option is best for their family may need a bit of extra help. Changing to the no stay option is not impossible and here is how to do it!

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Needing a Parent’s Help to Sleep: A Path to Restful Nights

Needing a Parent’s Help to Sleep: A Path to Restful Nights

Last week we talked about the “why” our children often need a parent’s help to fall asleep. Before we proceed with the solutions, remember your thoughts about what exactly bothers you about having to stay with your child until the sandman arrives.

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What Is Separation Anxiety?

What Is Separation Anxiety?

Separation anxiety is a normal and important developmental adaptation of a child’s emotional and mental growth. It does not have a particular “cause.”

Nothing you have done has “made” your child develop separation anxiety.

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Encourage Baby’s Learning Process

Encourage Baby’s Learning Process

Babies understand more than you think! You little one may not be able to talk, but he has the use of five amazing senses and a rapidly forming brain to process all the input that surrounds him. From birth, babies are built to absorb information, and they do so at an incredible pace. Just witness the astonishing leap that occurs from a newborn baby to an inquisitive, creative, chatterbox two-year-old!

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Going Visiting with Your Baby

Going Visiting with Your Baby

Babies love new places! There’s so much to investigate and new things to touch. But many people aren’t too happy to have your little one crawling or toddling freely about the house exploring everything in sight. While you think its adorable that Baby found the Tupperware, your host may not think it’s cute that her tidy cabinet has been rearranged by sticky baby hands.

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