Preparation Guidelines for Children Transitioning from Caterpillar room to Hummingbird room

When babies turn one year old and are able to walk comfortably they are able to transition to our younger toddler’s community – the Hummingbird room. The caterpillar room caters to the individual needs of the children however two to three months before the babies approach their first birthday; our teachers begin to prepare them to enter one of our two toddler communities. We would like to share some suggestions.

Your Baby has learned to Roll and its ruining their Sleep

Has your baby started rolling?! This can be such an exciting milestone as a first-time parent but it can also be disruptive to sleep! Maybe your babe has made it onto their tummy and now they are stuck and are MAD! If this happens, you have to go in and roll them back over simple as that. The best thing you can do in this situation is to encourage lots.

Importance of Bare feet for Infants Learning to Walk

Infants, whose bodies cannot regulate temperature effectively, are typically kept warm by parents and caregivers. It is normal practice to ensure that the baby’s feet are always kept warm in socks – possibly to avoid getting a chill and falling sick. Babies are sensory learners. They learn about their environment through their hands, feet, and mouth. As babies grow older and begin to move independently, we provide a rich environment.

The Benefits of ‘Tummy Time’

Positioning babies on their stomachs helps prevent flattening of the head and strengthens neck, trunk and shoulder muscles, as well as hands. When I was learning how to be a pediatrician, tummy time wasn’t really a concept, but now it’s on the list of advice we give every parent of a young baby, and like other pediatric advice about ostensibly simple topics, it encompasses common sense, safety precautions, and the.

Infant instincts to help share and grow

Moral growth is promoted when we allow little ones to act on their instincts. Posted Sep 30, 2018 – Psychology Today An all-too-common belief in our culture —often held implicitly rather than explicitly — is that babies come into the world as either asocial (the “blank slate” belief) or antisocial (the “original sin” belief) and must be deliberately trained through reward, punishment, and coaxing to be helpful to others. However,.

Five Things Not Do To Babies

“Of all things, love is most potent.” Dr. Montessori Writing in an article in Psychology Today, Darcia Narvaez, Ph.D., outlines five things she urges every parent and caregiver to avoid doing to babies: Ignore them (don’t)… Why is a companionship relationship particularly important for babies? The first three years of life is a time when tacit (non-conscious) understanding of how the social world works is developed and it gets wired.

Encouraging Walking

As your baby is now an active crawler and seeking more interaction with the environment, the next big milestone your baby will reach will be standing up and then walking. Once major neurological and developmental milestones have been met, babies typically walk between nine and fifteen months when the right amount of balance, co-ordination, strength and confidence has been attained. Walkers and other commercially available movement aids may in fact.