Reading to young children is important for children. First, it starts a love affair for reading and exploration. Second, it enhances our ability to understand and express language both verbally and in writing. The following video is a great example of how to properly read to young infants and toddlers. Note that the setting is not highly structured and controlled. This is vital because controlling and structuring environment, in short forcing young children to listen is the first step towards loving reading and storytelling. Continue reading Reading to Infants and Toddlers
Over the last 15 years, researchers have found that infants have a wonderfully complex and dynamic mental life. Continue reading The amazing mental life of babies
I am going to start this blog with a simple statement: children need loves, hugs, and affection! Continue reading Hug and love a child!