Motor milestones: Learning to sit independently

Watching your baby begin to develop independence can be exhilarating. Your child enjoys this process too, since she is able to explore with a different...

The importance of our social and emotional development

We often emphasize IQ as the strongest predictor of success and we overlook emotional intelligence -the greatest factor in determining later success.  We tend to overlook...

How to raise caring children

Early in children’s lives we see the beginnings of compassion, empathy, and caring, but in order for those qualities to flourish and for the kids...

The nature and nurture of motor development

"Once your baby has mastered his reaching abilities, he is taking his first step into exploring the physical world." The rate in which your infant acquires...

Why babies crave repetitive motion

Balance, the ability to sense and adjust to gravity and perceive any kind of acceleration, is a fundamental sense. But if this sense is fundamental,...

The neuroscience underlying your baby’s laughing response

What does laughing communication reveal about your baby's brain?  Have you ever played hide and seek with your baby? What is the sequence of brain understanding...
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