Posted by rosanne on Jan 1, 2013 in Developmental Milestones, Educational, Technology

I was a “gifted” child. My mother says I could read at three and I was learning German at school by age six to stave off the boredom.

I’m pretty sure my daughter is too, although I don’t want to give her any IQ tests unless it becomes obvious that someone along the line isn’t going to help her get what she needs without it. Read more…


It’s the little things…

Posted by paula on Jul 6, 2009 in Health, Sustainable Parenting, Technology

Parenting for the Future (the focus of this blog) is no easy thing.  It’s a challenge, a personal transformation and ultimately a lifestyle.  It requires the ability to remain positive in the face of a torrent of overwhelming information, and to go on, making small steps in the right direction. For your baby, for yourself, for the planet. Read more…

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Screen time

Posted by rosanne on Jun 2, 2009 in Technology

Dr Dimitri Christakis has just released a study that shows TV watching inhibits the acquisition of language in infants. It ties in well to the guideline from the American Academy of Pediatricsthat kids under 2 shouldn’t watch television.

The finding that struck me was that for every hour the TV was on, the child heard 700 fewer words from an adult. Read more…

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