Let's play a game. If I give you the definition, can you guess what word I’m describing? The word is defined as “the usual attitude, mood, or behavior of a person or animal." That's right, the word is temperament! Temperament has a huge impact on how people react, behave, deal with emotions and even learn.… Continue reading Why it’s important to understand your baby’s temperament?
The other day I was driving and Canadian rock band The Tragically Hip's "Fifty Mission Cap" came on the radio. As I was singing along to the lyrics I realized that this song taught me so much about Toronto Maple Leaf's history that I would never have known. What the song taught me: Bill Barilko… Continue reading What the Tragically Hip and children songs have in common
Really, what is smarter? We aren't just talking book smarts here, but we are talking about what your baby needs to be successful in life. To be honest, we can't change the genetics (they are here to stay) but you can help your baby be the best person he can be. Here are some things you… Continue reading 10 ways to make your baby smarter
Good question. Watch this movie trailer for March of the Penguins and see if you can find the link! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyYZCjVEsD8 Did you like the video (so cute, right)? But you may be thinking, “What does this have to do with me”? If you take out Morgan Freeman's voice over, what do you have left –a… Continue reading What do Morgan Freeman and parenting have in common?
Have you ever wondered "when is my baby going to do – that?" Well, you aren't the only one. I like to break a baby's first year down into 3 basic stages. It is important to keep in mind, however, that every baby develops at their own pace, and that the ages listed are not set… Continue reading Your baby’s milestones in 3 basic stages