Who says your baby canat atalka about his or her feelings? In fact, babiesa actions often speak louder than words! Understanding those actionsaand responding appropriately to themais the key to giving your child a head start to a healthy and happy future. Now the authors of the bestselling Baby Minds and Baby Signs translate the latest research on the rich inner life of babies into practical, fun activities that will foster your childas emotional skills during the most critical periodabetween birth and age three. This comprehensive guide will help you help your child express emotions effectively, develop empathy, form healthy friendships, and cope with specific challenges. Learn how to: acTalk with your child about emotions in order to help him recognize and control his own acUse face-to-face interaction, tone of voice, song, and touch to make your infant feel safe and secure acStart a gratitude journal to help your child appreciate the good things in life acNurture self-esteem with atry, try againa activities and simple chores acCreate a aWhat are they feelinga deck of cards to help your child understand and practice emotions acUse games and songs to help your child practice self-control acOvercome temper tantrums, aggression, shyness, separation anxiety, and other challenges Whether your child is as easy to raise as a sunflower, as difficult as the prickly holly bush, requires the patience of the delicate orchid, or is as active as the exuberant dandelion, Baby Hearts helps you provide the emotional support that may be the most important gift a parent can give. From the Trade Paperback edition.This comprehensive guide will help you help your child express emotions effectively, develop empathy, form healthy friendships, and cope with specific challenges.
|Author||:||Susan Goodwyn, Ph.D., Linda Acredolo, Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||Bantam - 2007-12-18|