Featured Parenting Post!

Making the Most of All Those Diaper Changes

Making the Most of All Those Diaper Changes

5000.  That’s the average number of times a baby will have their diaper changed in the early years. Good grief, that’s a lot of diapers! Let’s not even go there about the money spent - just take a deep breath, call it the ‘cost of living with a child’, put it in the...

Welcome to Nurtured Noggins

We love kids and seeing them thrive through quality care. Whether you are a parent, teacher, babysitter, or anyone else, our hope is that you can count on Nurtured Noggins for ideas, information, and inspiration in providing excellent care for your child. Find out more about the mother/daughter team behind Nurtured Noggins here.

Making the Most of All Those Diaper Changes

5000.  That’s the average number of times a baby will have their diaper changed in the early years. Good grief, that’s a lot of diapers! Let’s not even go there about the money spent - just take a deep breath, call it the ‘cost of living with a child’, put it in the...

read more

Lining up blocks… what does this tell us?

Last week we got to hang out with Megan, Josh and the grandkids! We live far apart so when we spend time together, it’s really special. And of course, since I love all things child development, it’s fun to see how the kids have grown, what they like to talk about and...

read more

7 reasons newborns cry (and ways to make it stop!)

Babies don’t cry to manipulate. They cry to communicate a physical condition or emotion. You won’t spoil your baby when you respond to crying. Rather, your response gives your baby a sense of security, that she knows she’s heard and understood and that you will keep her safe. It doesn’t teach her to cry more.

read more

Supporting emotional development

Children pick up on our emotions at an amazingly young age. Researchers have found that babies as young as 4 months can detect positive and negative emotions in our facial expressions and tone of voice.

read more

Baby gazes.

When we gaze into the eyes of our newborn we fall in love. And this begins from the moment the baby comes into your life, whether by biological birth, through adoption or whatever circumstance a baby comes into your world. This is how we attach to one another.

read more

LOOKING FOR MORE FUN IDEAS?

Download now:

3 Simple Toys that Help with Infant Development

You have Successfully Subscribed!