Receiving Holiday Gifts

What do we do when our little ones don’t quite follow the social etiquette for holiday gift-giving? Let’s say it’s Christmas and your in-laws have just arrived, bearing gifts for their lovely grandchildren. First, your 9-month-old tears at the wrapping paper, chews on...

First Smile: Serve and Return

The first time a baby smiles back at a parent is an exciting and early milestone in their young life. As the parents reinforce this behavior, it becomes more common. Every bit of evidence, practical and scientific, shows that smiling at one another stimulates healthy...