I was standing near the escalator and suddenly noticed a young mother who tried to force her daughter to stand on a moving stage. The child, who looked about four years, lagged behind, clinging to the railing and cried: “no, No, mom, I’m scared!” The mother, whose hands were full of parcels, continued to pull the child. “Don’t be such a baby, and she said to her – I’m embarrassed for you. There is nothing terrible”.
At this point, tall silver-haired man, who was waiting to get on the escalator, leaned over to the little girl and said, “You know what it is? This is the ladder for young rabbits. At night when the store is closed, they jump on the stairs. It’s their favorite game. But during the day the rabbits are scared of people and hide, allowing boys and girls to go on their stairs for the night.” The girl looked at him. Then with a serious expression trustingly took his hand and together they went up the escalator.
“How wonderful”, I thought to myself. Must this man has children and grandchildren, since he knows so well to distract the child. But something about this situation forced me to return again and again to her. Everything was so cute and yet something was wrong. I realized this later on tonight.
The trouble was that although the girl and persuaded to climb the escalator, no one told Continue reading
A newborn child one concern: to sleep, eat and defecate. He could Wake up every 20-40 minutes every time to breastfeed and then – to poop. Here’s not a very fun life, the infant in the first months (with frequent stools was noted only in the first 6 weeks, and then becoming rarer), but the mother are all equal. And because a third of the infant’s existence is defecation, stool infant parent deserves close attention.
We have already talked about the fact that feces of the newborn have the right to be almost any color, though ideally, of course, must fit in a range of shades from light yellow to brown. But the consistency of it is more or less clear: it’s considered normal mushy stool. An often used example – “as apricot puree”.
Due to enzyme deficiency small intestine is not able to work ‘Mature” so that every possible “surprises”. Mucus, fragments of undigested food, blood, too watery or frothy stools should attract your attention. But focus should always be on the health of the child and the presence/absence of additional related symptoms. Because in nearly all cases “suspicious” of stool may be normal – in a few forms. And if you occasionally see a newborn child frothy stools with no other worrying signs – do not dwell on it. But if frothy stools has an unpleasant smell Continue reading
As you know, many parents want to work with children, play educational games from birth (and someone even before). Learning to read through the cubes Zaitseva, “to swim before she could walk”, the teaching of English along with the Russian, the music from the cradle, and so forth. Montessori teacher Kaleikini Xenia will tell us about the creative activities with the baby .
“What is the significance of artistic activity for a child a year and a half?
Starting from infancy, the child shows interest in everything bright and colorful. So it will be interesting to explore the world through artistic activity . But when you first time to give still quite inept grips the brush, pencil, plasticine? Parents often think that these awkward fingers yet nothing can. Maybe he will stick it in your mouth? And if it gets dirty? And why he is all, he is still small!
Any psychologist and teacher will tell you that drawing, modeling – this is a necessary and useful method of early development. And it is better to start doing arts with one and a half years. You ask “How? After all, it’s too early?”. You can come to mind frightening thought: how to keep clothes, furniture and all the surrounding space from total staining of the apartment in as yet an unknown Continue reading