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Parent-child attachment relationship || Relación de apego entre padres e hijos

What is the parent-child attachment relationship? In his theory of attachment, Bowlby described the parent-child attachment relationship as a connection between a child and parent that helps keep the child safe and nurtured. Through repeated interactions with their parents, children learn how parents will respond to their needs (e.g., if they cry will the caregiver… Continue reading Parent-child attachment relationship || Relación de apego entre padres e hijos

Coercive Parent-Child Interaction Cycle || Ciclo de interacción coercitiva entre padres e hijos

What is a coercive parent-child interaction cycle? Externalizing behaviors, such as tantrums, are common in young children. However, if these behaviors persist long term they can have negative immediate and long-term impacts on the child and their family (e.g., externalizing behaviour has been linked to poor social and academic performance, increased parental stress) [1-4]. In… Continue reading Coercive Parent-Child Interaction Cycle || Ciclo de interacción coercitiva entre padres e hijos

Children are amazing and hilarious||Los niños son increíbles y divertidos

This post is about the amazing things about babies and toddlers. Just as a reminder that children are amazing and hilarious.  Babies The first time they do anything: Smile Laugh Crawl Walk Hug you back Kiss you Wiggle to music (dance) Say their first words The look of excitement on their face every time you… Continue reading Children are amazing and hilarious||Los niños son increíbles y divertidos

Reading to babies (0-12 months)|| Leer a bebés (0-12 meses)

Praise the behavior you want to see more of. In our household we have used labelled praises to encourage reading from the day our baby was born. The benefits of reading to babies are well known and they include: Increasing concentration, listening, memory and language skills Introducing new concepts Fostering an interest in books Improving… Continue reading Reading to babies (0-12 months)|| Leer a bebés (0-12 meses)

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