Blog Archives

Why Diaper Weaning is Essential in the Solidification of Individuation

* Published in the International Journal of School and Cognitive Psychology (2016)     Abstract This paper explores the importance of diaper weaning, which takes place in a period of life when the toddler is capable of individuation and partnership with his parents.

Posted in Babies, Development, Independence, Toddlers Tagged with: , , , ,

How to Soothe Your Child’s Fear of Noises

Does your child have a fear of noises? Laura has recently given birth to her third boy, Tommy. The other two are just three and six years old, and the noise levels would be too much for many mothers to

Posted in Babies, Balance, Development, Parenting, Sleep Problems Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Stranger anxiety is normal for babies… But how should parents react?

“Stranger anxiety” is something that we can all relate to. No one ever feels perfectly comfortable when they’re around someone, or in a situation, that they’re unfamiliar with. Babies experience it at a far higher intensity than we do. Take

Posted in Anxiety, Development Tagged with: , , , , , ,