Learn how to promote play, exploration, and discovery with infants and toddlers with the detailed information in this book.

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Babies in the Rain - P






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Promoting Play, Exploration, and Discovery with Infants and Toddlers
Jeff Johnson

We all strive to provide nurturing environments for our children, yet we're often confused about how to do so. Marketers barrage us with bad information and research has shown that 80% of non-parental childcare is, at best, mediocre. We desperately need a reliable guide; Babies in the Rain is just that.

With humorous stories from twenty years of child-care experience, Jeff Johnson offers advice to help caregivers spend quality time, build strong emotional environments, nurture meaningful relationships, and provide child-centered, age-appropriate learning.

He stresses the importance of having consistent, dedicated caregivers, who use rich language and read quality books, provide stimulating but not over-stimulating environments, and invest in selfcare, careful not to bring too much stress into a child's environment.

Much of this seems instinctive, yet in our fast-paced culture, it is easy to go astray. I often catch myself scolding my kids for dawdling or making a mess, when I should be reveling in their discoveries. This book reminds us to do what is right for children, not what is easy for us.

Babies need to play in the rain physically and metaphorically. Johnson's book provides a detailed roadmap to ensure our children are granted that opportunity every day of their young lives.

(Ages: Adult)

#16963 - Paperback Book - 160 pgs
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