Month: December 2015

The Science Of Early Childcare Development

The basic architecture of the brain is constructed through an ongoing process that begins before birth and continues into adulthood. Early experiences affect the quality of that architecture by establishing either a sturdy or a fragile foundation for all of the learning, health, and behavior that follow. In the first few years of life, 700 new neural connections are formed every second. After this period of rapid proliferation, connections are...read more

Better Ways to Redirect than the Dreaded “No”!

We all have had those moments where the only word that comes to our mind is “no” when our child is not following directions or isn’t on his or her best behavior. We as parents need to remember that sometimes using the word “no” can be more harmful than helpful. Hearing “no” too often can make it hard for the child to stay on track with appropriate behavior and know what...read more