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Reading Feelings: Emotional Development and Literacy

Author: Mary Ann HOODSenior Lecturer, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education A baby’s emotional development can be supported through …

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For Crying Out Loud!

Author: Mel WAGENAAR Educational Psychologist, Teacher and Mother, South Africa If I had a dollar for every time a newly …

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Reading Feelings: Emotional Development and Literacy

Author: Mary Ann HOODSenior Lecturer, Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education A baby’s emotional development can be supported through reading even before birth.  Yes, you read correctly.  An unborn baby can already hear sounds from around 20 weeks and they can hear the soothing sounds of the voice of someone reading to them, even …

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For Crying Out Loud!

For Crying Out Loud! Is a crying baby a typical phenomenon? A: Yes. This is how babies communicate. How long before seeking medical advice? A: Try the typical soothing mechanisms first. Trust your instincts if your gut is telling you that there is something wrong. Why do babies cry? A: It is their way of …

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For Crying Out Loud!

Author: Mel WAGENAAR Educational Psychologist, Teacher and Mother, South Africa If I had a dollar for every time a newly minted young mother asked me: “Is this normal?” I would currently be listening to the ocean, lying on a perfumed beach towel! I do not allow much airtime to the word “normal” in my practice …

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