You already have everything you need to raise a healthy, happy, intelligent child Parenting today is practically a competitive sport, and marketers are all too happy to cash in. Scare tactics and scientific-sounding jargon make it seem like parents are in constant danger of hard-wiring their childrenas brains for failure. In fact, this state of parental anxiety is totally unnecessaryaand possibly bad for our children. Babies are born with an appetite to learn. Children are naturally curious about the world and eager to explore it. They donat need flashcards, educational videos, or the latest iPad app to help speed their development. Attempts to get children speaking and reading before theyare developmentally ready may even harm them in the long run. In The Intuitive Parent, Vanderbilt University child development specialist Dr. Stephen Camarata debunks the claims many of these abrain developmenta programs make. Using accessible, down-to-earth language he explains how parents can intuitively support their childas brain development by simply paying attention. Babies and children develop at their own pace; whatas more, they are hardwired to signal to caregivers when theyare ready for the next step. Restrictive tools like flashcards may derail your childas ability to learn holisticallyaand will definitely sap the joy from one of the most important jobs in the world: being a parent. The key is to recognize the aready to learna cues your child is giving you and respond in a way that comes naturally. Routine activities, such as playing peekaboo, reading books to a toddler, talking, singing, feeding, and otherwise meeting the everyday needs of a child, are the true magic that ultimately wires a childas brain and helps children become an intelligent, confident, curious, and talented adults. Grounded in the latest science by a nationally recognized child development expert, The Intuitive Parent arms parents and caregivers with the confidence and knowledge they need to quit worrying and enjoy the time they have with their childano fancy gadgets or pricey videos necessary. From the Hardcover edition.henever you purchase a complex product such as an automobile or a computer, it comes with an instruction manual that describes its operation. While you often can buy a more detailed technical manual that will delineate the intricacies ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Intuitive Parent|
|Author||:||Stephen Camarata, Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2015-08-18|