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  1. Judy Arnall
    Hi dear parents and caregivers I've recorded a one hour webinar that discusses brain development stages and the best non-punitive discipline tool for each stage of development. Enjoy!
  2. Toddler Nutrition
    Within 5-6 years of age 90% of the brain gets developed. So it is important to provide the babies with a portion of healthy and nutritious food while they are growing. Vitamin and minerals such as potassium, zinc, DHA, choline, vitamin (B and E) are needed for healthy brain development. The...
  3. Baby
    The prominent argument favoring such techniques as crying-it-out is that our babies won't remember it anyway. But just because we can't visualize a memory from our earliest years, doesn't mean our brains have forgotten the event. My earliest memory is pulling out the bottom drawer of the...
  4. Toddler & Child
    Having hobbies is a part of life, and something that even young children can do. Important for personal growth, hobbies can even help children's brains develop. We have a few fun suggestions! Experts believe that children who have hobbies benefit in so many ways. They learn the value of...
  5. Baby
    Pregnant women know to take their prenatal vitamins, including folic acid. However, expectant mothers might want to up their intake of one often-overlooked nutrient: choline. Neither a vitamin nor a mineral, choline is a water-soluble nutrient that is essential for many of life's most important...
  6. Other
    Mashed sweet potatoes, peas, and eggs? A new study suggests introducing eggs to babies as young as six months old provides vital nutrients for their developing brains. Many parents worry about the right time to start feeding their babies potentially allergenic foods, such as fish, nuts, and...
  7. Baby
    Parenting doesn't come with an instructional manual. However, the new documentary film BRAINIOUS might be the next best thing! No matter how many books you read, pieces of advice that you welcome, and websites you browse, parenthood is still full of unanticipated surprises. Despite all the...
  8. Family Life
    In yesterday's post I proposed the first three of five ideas to hopefully ease your mind if you're one of many parents wondering how you're going to fill the vast expanses of hot days with "bored" kids... retain your sanity... and maybe even stumble upon some calm, confidence and joy in the...
  9. Pregnancy & Birth
      My life explorations as an adopted person and my studies of the foundations of human wellbeing have consistently turned up a key element of health: the experience of and capacity for connection. Birth presents us a momentous opportunity to foster connection. It is also important to...
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