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Lessons from a crying baby

If you are the parent of a crying baby, it may help to remind yourself that perhaps the stares your baby’s crying elicits from perfect strangers aren’t always glares of disapproval or judgement: it is natural to feel sensitive when your best efforts to protect and nurture your child seem less than perfect, but could it be possible that many of…
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Are tears at bedtime REALLY good for babies?

I was invited to an interview with Kerri Anne (for you non Australians, this is a national morning TV show). The interview was about newspaper headlines that boldly claimed, ‘Tears before bedtime good for mum and baby.’ There is some new research about to be presented that advises controlled crying is not harmful. Before you all jump up and…
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Eliminate Stress and Hectic Schedules by Planning Your Day

The only real certainty in your toddler’s life is that there are changes every day: there is so much development going on for your child that even in a stable, consistent environment her world will be ever-evolving as she learns new skills and makes new discoveries. Toddlers feel safe and secure when they know what they can count on, and where…
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