Why turning off the TV helps children learn

Children are learning new information every day with their amazing young brains!  How easily they learn certain information actually depends on their learning environment, or what is happening around them at the time.  A

Parenting Mistakes

We all know that being a parent is hard work.  It is joyful, rewarding, and really really hard work!  When we first begin our adventure into parenting we have certain ideas about what type

Brains 101

It's fun and easy to learn a bit about your child's brain! Your baby is growing a brain, and this brain will be responsible for how your child feels (emotions), what it thinks (cognition)


Did you know that mindful parenting can improve the relationship that you share with your kids and increase your parenting enjoyment? Learning basic mindfulness skills is easy and can be a good way to have fun and foster healthy brain development. What is mindfulness? Dr Russ Harris, author of the best-selling book The Happiness Trap,

The first stages of building a brain

Understanding brain development is important. The first three years of a child's life are crucial to their developing brain. Childhood experiences such as nurturing and stimulation are important because they encourage the cells of the brain

What is a neuron

What is a Neuron? A babies brain is made up of cells that are called neurons.  A neuron is the name given to a cell within the nervous system.  It is the basic building block

Understanding Anger

Anger In Children Anger is normal! Yes, that's right, anger is an ordinary and meaningful part of the human emotional experience. Most parents will face stamping feat, screaming (often public) tantrums, flying toy missiles and

Rough and Tumble Play

The life of a toddler! If you have a toddler at home, then right now your child may be getting more adventurous with walking, learning language, and starting to get curious about anything and everything!

The Amazing Brain of New Mothers

Is it "Baby Brain" or an amazing demonstration of neuroplasticity? A new article published by Scientific American Mind this month redefines Baby Brain!  Professor Laura Glynn refers to the phenomenon known as Baby Brain