Alienum phaedrum torquatos nec eu, vis detraxit periculis ex, nihil expetendis in mei. Mei an pericula euripidis, hinc partem.
 

Author: admin

Secure Beginnings / Articles posted by admin (Page 4)

written by Tom McGee, L.C.S.W. Having grown up in a family in which my mother was responsible for all the child-rearing activities and my father was responsible for bringing home the paycheck, I knew I wanted to be more involved in my children’s care when they were born than my father had been with me and my...

written by Holly Goldberg, PhD Parenting, albeit the most rewarding role most of us have encountered, is inherently challenging. No one will argue that the borage of new experiences mixed with the lack of sleep and major lifestyle/relationship changes push most of us past our comfort zones. Questioning whether or not we are taking care of our children in...

written by Jenn Paul, MFT and Carol Castanon, Child Development Specialist and Parent Consultant Postpartum Emotional Adjustment is complicated. To begin with, there is an undeniable shift taking place in each birth mother’s body from inception. This shift includes the adjustments for a healthy physical pregnancy, but also the mental resiliency to accommodate caring for another. So we might say...

Written by Andrea Haffner, M.A., Associate Marriage and Family Therapist “Trust is the foundation for a secure attachment. It is also how home (and all that means) is carried with us wherever we go.” -Ruth Newton, The Attachment Connection Attachment between children and their caregivers can be understood as a mutually secure connection, established over time from birth...

written by Carol Castanon, Child Development Specialist and Parent Consultant NTNC is not a political organization.  We are a family business, a non-profit, dedicated to the wellbeing of children.  The term child is sometimes used, but in the case of NTNC it is never said or implied without the explicit connection to family.  NTNC is in the...

New Baby and Young Tot: Dear Parent: Caring for Infants with Respect by Magdar Gerber The Aware Baby by Aletha J. Solter, PhD The Baby Book by Dr. Bob Sears Touchpoints: The Essential Reference by T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. The No-Cry Sleep Solution: Gentle Ways to Help Your Baby Sleep Through the Night by Elizabeth Pantley 1,2,3…The Toddler Years: A Practical Guide for Parents and Caregivers by Irene Van der Zande Your One-Year-Old:...

Singing can be an important time for connection between you and your child. When you sing with a child you are inviting them to join you in a moment of undivided attention and care. While singing is often a joyful time for children, parents and caregivers alike, songs can also be used to mark important...

The very same playdough recipe used in our toddler class! 3 cups flour 1 cup salt 3 Tbsp cream of tarter 3 Tbsp oil 2 cups boiling water with food coloring Combine dry ingredients, then pour in oil. Slowly add boiling water, and stir it all together. Dough will look very sticky at first, but with continued stirring, and hand...