Infant Cues

Every infant uses cues: verbal and nonverbal means of communicating with his or her caregiver. Cues are the means that infants use to engage with and disengage from contact with the people around them, particularly their primary caregivers. The ways in which parents...

Rupture, Repair, Repeat

Recently, I had an experience with my daughter that really reminded me of the power of the mindful parenting model in repairing relationships after a rupture has occurred. It is not easy to stay present or grounded when your child is having a meltdown, but on those...

“E” is for Early Intervention

Early intervention refers to the range of services designed to enhance the development of infants and toddlers with disabilities or at risk of developmental delay. These services should be offered, to the maximum extent possible, in a natural environment, such as the...