Myers-Briggs: What’s Your Child’s Personality Type?

There is a pervasive misconception that babies are somehow born on a blank slate. Even though we know better, it doesn’t stop us from the feeling of befuddlement when our second child doesn’t respond to the parenting methods we have refined with our first child. While we acknowledge that we all have different personalities thatContinue reading “Myers-Briggs: What’s Your Child’s Personality Type?”

Distress Tantrum versus Little Nero Tantrum

<![CDATA[ Contrary to popular belief, a child’s tantrums are not always about a need to control a parent. “Many tantrums are the result of genuine emotional pain, which should be taken seriously: the pain of impotence, deep frustration, loss, disappointment, and feeling misunderstood. Only some tantrums are primarily motivated by a wish to have controlContinue reading “Distress Tantrum versus Little Nero Tantrum”

“Manipulative Babies” is a Myth

I’m sure many parents have been told at one time or another that continually picking up their crying babies would “spoil” them. It has also been said that manipulative babies control their parents through crying. “Manipulative Babies” is a Myth Studies have now shown that this is neurobiologically incorrect. The human brain consists of threeContinue reading ““Manipulative Babies” is a Myth”

What’s Your Baby’s Personality?

Here’s something fun one to try out with your baby. Discover what your baby’s personality is by answering the following twenty multiple choice questions, from Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracy Hogg. What’s Your Baby’s Personality? For each of the following questions, pick the best answer – in other words, the statement that describesContinue reading “What’s Your Baby’s Personality?”