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  • I Can Change My World

    Nine-months-old Tyler has discovered the power of the remote control. He seems to understand that there is a connection between pressing the remote control’s buttons and operating the TV. He has recently started asking for the remote, and once it is in his hands, he presses the buttons. His face lights up with a smile as he sees the pictures changing on the TV screen.

  • The Importance of Music

    Listening to music is not only fun and relaxing – it is also something that has powerful effect on people. It creates a special atmosphere and has the power to soothe you, stir you, or just make you want to get up and dance. Memories, experiences, atmospheres and moods are all greatly influenced by the tunes that accompany them.

  • Development of Hand-Eye Coordination

    Ten-week-old Emma lies comfortably watching the toys of her activity gym hanging above her. She is focused on the colorful toy hanging within reach of her hand. She looks at the toy for a few seconds and then suddenly, puts her hand out and swings it towards the toy and … misses. Emma doesn’t give up. Pushing her hand out again, she seems to be assessing the distance and then she strikes again. This time her hand hits the right spot and the toy swings happily back and forth. A broad smile spreads across Emma’s face.
  • A Look at Baby's First Year of Sleep

    Sleep is a basic physiological need required for physical recovery, reinvigoration, body growth, brain maturation, learning and memory. Chronic and sustained sleep deprivation can lead to exhaustion, physical damage to body tissues, dysfunction of the immune system, severe stress and even death.

  • Baby Sitting Up: A Much Anticipated Stage

    Sitting enables your baby a new perspective of her environment. It also frees both of her hands, so they are available for exploring and investigating. Most babies can sit up on their own at nine to ten months, although some can do it as early as eight months, while others – not before twelve months of age.
  • Playing with Your Baby

    You’ve bought your baby a new toy and you decide to free up some quality time to spend with her; but will you know how to create a pleasant and supportive play environment? Will you know how to interest and stimulate your baby’s curiosity? You can start by listening to your intuition and becoming familiar with your baby’s developmental stages, so you can adapt your play to her changing needs, and create the appropriate play environment for her age and development. Following are some basics to aid you in gaining maximum enjoyment from your play time together.

  • The 7 Elements System™ - An Introduction

    Explore our groundbreaking approach to understanding your baby’s developmental journey.
  • Cognition

    Cognitive skills are the mental processes through which we understand our world. During the course of our daily lives, we often take the processes behind our cognitive skills for granted. But as you watch your baby grow and develop, it is important to understand how his mind is developing – so you can help him as much as possible and provide him with the tools he needs to maximize his potential. Understanding the stages and elements related to cognitive development will help you guide your child on the wondrous adventure of learning.
  • Emotional Intelligence

    The importance of social and emotional development has attracted much attention with the awareness that emotional intelligence has a profound influence on future success – perhaps even more so than Intelligence Quotient (IQ).