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Understanding Your Child’s Development Pattern by Angeline Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:26pm 3 Comments Understanding Your Child’s Development Pattern Child, Development Stages, Parenting, Toddler By recognising the developmental patterns of early childhood, parents can help provide guidance and activities suitable for their children and ease their transition from one stage to the next. It is important that at each stage parents do their b ... Read on »
Expressions of Childhood by Your Therapy Source Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 9:46am Depending upon a child's age and stage of development, expressions of childhood are constantly changing. As my own children move through their stages of development, there are many stages that I wish would never end. One expression of childhood that is in the forefront of my mind is collections. Creating and acquiring collections provide opport ... Read on »
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy by AWeidman Posted Sat 27 Dec 2008 11:50am Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP) is an evidence-based and effective form of treatment for children with complex trauma and disorders of attachment [1].   It is an evidence-based treatment, meaning that there has been empirical research published in peer-reviewed journals.   Craven & Lee (2006) determined that DDP is a supported and accept ... Read on »
Health Headlines - November 9 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:23pm CDC Urges Child-Care Providers to Monitor Emotional Development A U.S. public awareness campaign about childhood development is being expanded to target more than 400,000 child-care facilities across the nation, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The "Learn the Signs. Act Early" campaign is designed to ... Read on »
‘Attach’ed at the hip by Barbara M. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 29 May 2009 10:47pm So who remembers “Blossom” from back in the day?  The trendy little teen with all her hats? It seems that Mayim Bialik, the actress who played her, recently needed a makeover,  and will be unveiling her new look on What Not to Wear tonight. What struck me about the brief interview above was her statement that she and her husband follow the ... Read on »
Holly’s comment: My older childr... by Raw Cuisine Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 10:57am Holly’s comment: My older children just couldn’t bear pre-school or playgroup or whatever it was called then so they ended up not going. My younger ones (age six and eight) do not go to school. I never feel i have to justify myself anymore. If a child has a chance to do their own thing (’play’) in a relaxed nourishing environment for a ... Read on »
Understanding Fevers by Dr. David Jernigan Facebook Posted Fri 03 Dec 2010 7:17pm 1 Comment The human race, when viewed over the last few hundred years, is moving away from the inflammatory diseases associated with high fevers toward the more cold illnesses, such as diabetes, cancer, and fibromyalgia.  Today the average person will commonly run a “normal” body temperature between 95-97° F.  Ideally children and adults should ma ... Read on »
Freud and Buddha by Marty Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:02pm Here is Ken Wilber's remarkably concise summation of the relationship of psychotherapy to Buddhist practice, and of the way in which "shadow" elements of our psyches inhibit growth. ("Shadow" refers to those parts of us which were, for various reasons, cast out of our sense of self, and left behind as the rest of us continued to mature. These par ... Read on »
The Parent’s Role In Child Development Programs by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Sun 01 Dec 2013 7:00pm It’s no secret that a child’s education plays a significant role in her development during early childhood and is a determining factor in her success as an adult. Helping young children to acquire the skills they need to progress and develop along the prescribed timeline is one of a parent’s most important jobs. Understanding the role that pa ... Read on »
You Can Sleep Train Your Baby by Debby H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Jun 2009 11:05am Getting a newborn to sleep is really not a difficult job.  Most newborns sleep on average about *sixteen to seventeen hours a day.   The bigger problem is getting them to sleep when you want them to sleep.  Most babies come into the world with their days and nights mixed up.  They are used to feeding and sleeping in the womb on their own personal ... Read on »