This article addresses baby’s temperament and how a baby’s temperamental traits will influence the way caregivers interact with them. The more a baby’s signals are paid attention to and caregivers learn to respond appropriately to their unique personality, the calmer and more predictable life will be in the early months.
In this 80-minute video, Dr. Lilian Katz discusses ways of defining social competence in the early years, provides an overview of what the research indicates must be achieved in the early years, and indicates ways that adults—parents and professionals—can support and strengthen this important aspect of young children’s development.
This parenting resource provides information on how to help infants and toddlers develop strong relationships with the people in their lives. Through relationships, children discover who they are and learn to understand others.
This parenting resource provides information on how to help children develop the self-confidence they need for future success. Self-confidence is an essential ingredient for all aspects of your child’s healthy development and a key ingredient for school success.