In the absense of Anat Baniel method or Feldenkrais practitioners in Mumbai, I took it on myself to learn the methods in order to help my son with his motor development.
Many children these days roll over late. Nisarga is one of them. Its not that he can’t. He just doesn’t seem interested. He has rolled over from his tummy to his back and vice versa more than a few times. He can. But he is content to lie how he is. I must admit that… Read More »
Okay, I think this guy is a budding signer. But then I think he’s awesome at everything, so…. I’d been showing him the sign for wave (among many other signs). Most of the time, he just stares blankly and there is no way to know if he even is getting anything out of it. Other… Read More »
In my eagerness to create the best world for my baby, I haunt online places for growth and development regularly. Forums are some of these. A common factor I find in these places is how much parents get their children to do. A real life friend of mine has a son who does a whole… Read More »
Okay, Nisarg is definitely using sign language. I’d thought so earlier. Since then, he’s signed “milk” a couple of times more. I’d been trying to get a video, but he does it rather absently, and when I approach with my phone in hand, he starts interacting with me, waving and sucking his fist. Finally, I… Read More »
Okay, its likely that I’m over reacting, but twice (for sure, and once unsure) since yesterday evening, we’ve seen Nisarg opening and closing his fist deliberately – the sign for milk. Both times I responded by offering to feed him, and he was hungry and fed well. I show him the baby signing time video… Read More »
Recently, a friend asked me about my fascination with the Brillkids softwares. Does it actually work? They ARE very expensive! The way I look at this is that the Brillkids softwares – both Little Reader and Little Math are tools. How effective they are depends on how well you use them. A committed parent could… Read More »
I find myself communicating with Nisarg very easily. He is just 7 weeks old. If I have to look back and see what helped me the most, the single biggest thing was observation. Endless observation. Listening. Endless listening. I found myself constantly putting myself in his shoes and trying to understand the context of his… Read More »