Resources

TED Talk: Annie Murphy Paul investigates how life in the womb shapes who we become

Conscious Parenting: Shefali Tsabary at TEDxSF (7 Billion Well)

Vaccines Don’t Cause Autism: Healthcare Triage #12

TED Talk: Laura Schulz: The surprisingly logical minds of babies

TED Talk: Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

TED Talk: Alison Gopnik: What do babies think?

Baby Sign Language as an Attachment Tool — Mothering

People who first hear about signing with babies think that it must be difficult to do, that it’s too much to add to a frazzled parent’s busy day.  Nothing could be further from the truth.

Trauma Tool Box for Primary Care (full article)

This 6-part series was designed for primary care practice to help increase understanding of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their impact on health.

Babies whose efforts are praised become more motivated kids, say Stanford researchers 

Psychologists analyze the kind of praise mothers give their 1- to 3-year-old children and find that praising effort, not talent, leads to greater motivation and more positive attitudes toward challenges five years later.

Storytelling for Children

As young kids listen to a storyteller, they’re hearing inflections in speech and learning new words, building memorization skills, and developing an active imagination. Not sure where to begin? Read these 4 helpful tips.

50 of the Best Kids’ Books Published in the Last 25 Years

Little kids may insist you read the same books over and over at bedtime (sometimes more than once in the same night), but that doesn’t mean you can’t stop trying…

When Children Make Messes

While some parents may balk at the idea of cleaning up a mess after an activity with their kids, it is an essential part of growth. Making messes is an integral part of education and a vital component to teaching children the skills that they need.

Pre-Schoolers and Praise: What Kinds of Messages Help Kids Grow?

The messages parents and educators convey to preschoolers can help strengthen kids for obstacles throughout life.

New Mexico Program Gives First-Time Parents A Place To Turn

Researchers have known for some time that children who experience abuse and neglect will continue to be negatively affected – even as adults. But it’s not always clear how to protect youngsters. A program in New Mexico that may have cracked the code.

How to Choose Great Children’s Books to Support Speech & Language Development
{Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers}

We know from the plethora of research out there that READING to our children is one of the best things we can do to help develop their language. Read, read, READ! But…are all books created equal?

Trauma Tool Box for Primary Care (full article)

This 6-part series was designed for primary care practice to help increase understanding of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their impact on health.

Babies whose efforts are praised become more motivated kids, say Stanford researchers 

Psychologists analyze the kind of praise mothers give their 1- to 3-year-old children and find that praising effort, not talent, leads to greater motivation and more positive attitudes toward challenges five years later.

Storytelling for Children

As young kids listen to a storyteller, they’re hearing inflections in speech and learning new words, building memorization skills, and developing an active imagination. Not sure where to begin? Read these 4 helpful tips.

First Born Program