Healthy Emotional Development

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Little things to foster healthy emotional development in early stages

Often parents don’t know about the many little things they can do to foster their children’s healthy cognitive and emotional development, like talking to the children beginning in infancy, reading to them from a very early age, and helping them play simple games. Parents, especially new or young parents, may also need help learning to recognize their children’s cues that they are hungry for stimulation or […]

Emotional Development and the Infant Brain

The first emotions that can be recognised in babies include joy, anger, sadness and fear. Later, as children begin to develop a sense of self, more complex emotions like shyness, surprise, elation, embarrassment, shame, guilt, pride and empathy emerge As they grow, children develop the ability to recognise feelings. One of the most fundamental tasks an infant undertakes is determining whether and how he can get […]