One of the most important parts of a Special Instructors’ role is to collaborate with a child’s most important people: his parents and caregivers. As educators, the primary goal is to meet your individual child’s developmental needs. We want to help them develop age appropriate play skills and meet milestones.
As a new mom up to your ears in diapers, feedings, schedules, and generally just trying to figure it all out, you may long to do something “normal” again. Like go out to a restaurant. On the other hand, you’re probably worried about your little one. Germs. Changing station availability. Crying (maybe yours?).
Traveling with a baby is a daunting task – here are some tips to make sure you’re traveling like a pro with your little one!
While I understand the desire to minimize hospital based interventions, I promise that most of what happens on labor and delivery is uncertain at best, and trying to control the delivery process can only disappoint. But, the good news is, after the delivery of your infant there are some things you can plan. I would consider everything you need for yourself and infant.
As a mom of three, I have experienced the miracles of white noise firsthand. One particular 3:00 a.m. crying episode from my first baby ended abruptly once I revved up my hair dryer. As a pediatric sleep specialist, I recommend white noise for all sleep periods for the following four reasons: Why does white noise […]
Health conditions that affect newborns can be common, and many are easily treatable. Here are some very common birth conditions that can be treated pretty easily.
Many newborn and young infants love being swaddled because it makes them feel safe and secure. However, by the time infants are three or four months, they should not be swaddled as they need to be able to move around freely – especially while they are sleeping or napping.
Children less than five years old are at greatest risk for choking injuries. Kids in this age range love to explore and put everything in their mouth. Because of this, toys and items around the house – in addition to food – can be a choking hazard. Whether your new little one is starting to […]