Revisiting the Physical Development Activities

There is an inside joke about Gavin and Gareth that has been going on since before Gareth was even conceived.  When it became evident that Gavin was not at all interested in physical activities, I joked that Gavin would be the brains and that my second child would be the brawn.  Since Gareth was beenContinue reading “Revisiting the Physical Development Activities”

Babies: Stimulating Physical Development – Part 3

For the earlier posts in this series: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3: The Grasp Reflex The grasp reflex is part of a newborn’s instinct to form a fist the moment an object comes into contact with his palm.  Any parent of a newborn baby will notice that baby’s fingers will automatically close around anyContinue reading “Babies: Stimulating Physical Development – Part 3”

Babies: Stimulating Physical Development – Part 2

Read Part 1 According to How to Teach Your Baby to be Physically Superb, there are several things you have to take note with regards to “tummy time”. 1. Firstly, you need to start as soon as possible after birth.  In some cultures, baby’s first movement occurs immediately after birth when the baby is placedContinue reading “Babies: Stimulating Physical Development – Part 2”