“Do These Leggings Make My Butt Look Flat?”: How Parental Body Talk Effects a Child's Self-Image
Is it possible for parents to give their children a healthy or poor body image? How can we improve kids' body image? Here's a look.
Body-Positive Nanny Shares How She Feeds Kids
Children are more in touch with their body cues and emotions around food than adults are with all of our bias. I encourage kids to explore.
[BOOK REVIEW] Sign with Your Baby: How to Communicate with Infants Before They Can Speak
Choosing to sign with your baby necessarily comes with a commitment to supporting Deaf culture and honoring its history.
Is Positive Discipline Body Positive?
I appreciate that PD treats children with respect regardless of body size to the extent that body size is never mentioned.
Vaccinate Your Kids Against P.E.
A child asked me, "Why did my P.E. teacher send a workout video for the day we don't have class and say if we don't do it we have to walk?"
Loving Eye Gazes
What if I'm not the first person to look away when our eyes meet? How long will the gaze hold?
[BOOK REVIEW] Peaceful Parent, Happy Siblings
I trusted the children in my care had the ability to resolve their conflict and wanted more tools to help them feel secure and connected.
[BOOK REVIEW] Oh Crap Potty Training
Is the Oh Crap approach worth a try if it’s worked for so many families? Sure. Was I inspired to use it personally? Not so far.
[BOOK REVIEW] It's Not the Stork! (Children's Book Series)
Sharing this book with the children in your care sets you up to be someone they can talk to about sex, relationships, families, and gender.
[BOOK REVIEW] Elevating Child Care: A Guide to Respectful Parenting
Book Author: Janet Lansbury Page Count: 150 Summary: Elevating Child Care is a book made from a compilation of blog articles by educator...