Probably you have heard it said that 70-80% of communication is non-verbal. As humans, we are born with an inbuild desire and have all the mechanisms to communicate. In this we are not alone. In keeping with the wider mammal community, we are social beings. The baby in the middle photo holds his mum’s finger […]
Help Your Child’s Gross Motor Development Share This! Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Bring the zoo to you! No, we don’t mean you should adopt dozens of wild animals. Instead you can use animals to practice gross motor skills at home. This is great for little ones to use their imaginations and pretend to be animals […]
It has come upon me like one of the deepest instinctual cravings that used to happen when I was pregnant and expecting my children. The drive is irresistible, has to be obeyed, comes from within the depths of my deepest nature. It happens every year at this time but this year the drive is even […]
Most things are incremental and gradual. We barely notice them happening or forming until one day they are there, staring us in the face, fully formed. Habits are a bit like that. With horses, one day you let them barge their way out of the stable. Next day they try it again. If they succeed […]
5 tips for settling your baby 1. Slow down (babies go 10 times slower than adults, slowing down helps settle feelings of overwhelm) 2. Chose one position and stay with it. (quickly changing a baby’s position causes disorientation, choosing one position helps baby orient and settle into that position) 3. Talk to your baby and […]
What a great thing to do to forget about the washing and play with baby instead. Babies are only little for such a short time and every one of your smiles and every piece of your attention makes their world. Like wrapping a soft warm blanket around them it keeps them safe in this world. […]
Body language is our first language. We inherently know and understand body language. Over 70% of all communication is body language. Babies use body language to communicate and express their feelings, thoughts and emotions. A Baby’s body language is subtle, and can vary from the slightest movement of one finger to a full blown reaction.