Dangers of “Crying It Out”

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/201112/dangers-crying-it-out

We should understand the mother and child as a mutually responsive dyad. They are a symbiotic unit that make each other healthier and happier in mutual responsiveness. This expands to other caregivers too. (click to read on psychologytoday.com)

Five Things NOT to Do to Babies

Five Things NOT to Do to Babies

*Note: “Babies” refers to 0-2 or so.

When I had a puppy, he hated to be ignored or left alone. At those times he would chew up the furniture. Babies hate these things too, but they can’t damage the furniture to let us know. Instead, their development gets undermined and we and society have to live with the anxious and depressed results.

What should we NOT do to babies?

(click to read on Psychology Today)