Category Archives: Science & Understanding for the Common Man

Discipline: How to make house rules


We don’t want to tell you how to discipline your child but we can offer you some support and ideas on how to set rules to reduce the amount of disciplining that is happening in your home.    By Brittany

Sleep Training 101


You have a new baby! Life is wonderful until you realize you might never sleep again. This is when you will hear tons of advice about sleep training. Let’s discuss the basics so you are better prepared when the time

Sensory Activities for Summer Break


You know it’s coming… “I’m bored mom!” Be prepared with these fun sensory activities from our expert Occupational Therapist to boost brain development during the summer months.   By Karen Beardsley, OTR   School is almost out for summer. Even

The Power of Play


Playing with your child might not come easy to you but don’t worry if you need ideas look to The Games Lady for activities that will boost development. In this article, expert Barbara Sher explains why play is crucial to brain

Sensory Moments for Children: Part 2


Learn more ways to bring sensory moments into your everyday with your child aged newborn to three years old in part 2 of our series.    By Barbara Sher, The Games Lady     TASTE Make a plate of small

Sensory Moments for Children: Part 1


Sensory moments literally take a moment and will boost your child’s brain activity building strong links between the neurons in their brains. Try some of these suggestions at home today!   In our last post from Barbara Sher, The Games

Babies Know More Than You Think: Sensory Moments


Your baby knows more than you might think but Barbara Sher explains to our readers how short sensory moments can really boost brain development and only take a minute out of your busy day.   By Barbara Sher, The Games Lady 

SEEK Expert Interview: Language & Speech Development


SEEK talks with Ana Stefanovska, pediatric Speech-Language pathologist, and Melanie Smith, ASHA certified pediatric Speech Language Pathologist, about your child’s language development and what you can do to help it along.   By Becky Horace   SEEK: At what point

Confessions of a former Teacher:  Opting Out (Escape from Demands)

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How does your child respond when you ask them to do something?  In this article, Behavior Analyst and Mom, Natasha Beene shares how to increase learning by working through challenges. By Natasha Beene What happens to our children when we

Review: Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil Part 1


Are we born with a sense of morality? In a series of articles, I will share with you what I learned from reading this book by Paul Bloom. By Becky Horace I saw this book out of the corner of