How to Write a Baby BookWriting a baby book
The Lynne Murray interview: Lots of folks who write baby pamphlets don't know about research.
It' s ironic to hear Professor Lynne Murray ask new mum and dad not to give their baby food or to go to school. This baby developer knows the "nightmare" he can make, even if your kids have long since escaped from the shelter. "I am hopelessly asleep," she confesses; and all because the mom of three, 63, was "absolutely desperate to let a baby go to bed through the night".
She should know that the University of Reading Assistant Teacher of Psychological Development has more than four dozen years of study with over a hundred children and their development. So that the thought of another new baby book does not cause the moaning of the animals' mature parent, it is not that kind of book and she is not that kind of journal.
"This is hopefully a book that won't make the parent tired. That must be terrible! "There are a whole bunch of guys who write baby tomes who may not know the research results. Your book cantered through the latest findings on how relations help develop from childbirth to the second year of life and help to get young kids "on the right track".
By relationship, she means both guardian and parent. In fact, one of the many good news is that fearful families who are afraid to throw their bundles at someone else while working should be relaxing. "Baby's are not just a bond, but a number, with up to four or five particular caregivers.
"There is no evidence" that this reduces the ties between small kids and their mothers and fathers. "There is no indication in the UK that childcare has a negative impact on children's growth, as it is still quite well-run. Professor Murray wants mothers to stop and think about their child from the perspective of the world.
She is very sensitive and therefore encourages the parent to think of her baby just trying to help by getting everything out of the washer as quickly as it is put inside. Much old wives' stories, such as the "terrible two," contradict everything Professor Murray learns from research.
"You totally believe that infants can't see or listen until they're a few months old. But if you believe that, why take the trouble to talk to a baby? "At home, which for her is Oxford, the stories of old women are a little less extremist, although the smiles of a new born baby are only winds, "can bring so much joy".
It' not just toddlers who will be feeling better after having read The Psychology of Babies; I' m willing to wager that the step-by-step example of parent/baby interaction will help mothers and fathers never stop. And yes, it goes as far as trying to get a baby to bed on its own. It'?s gonna take a while to take good charge of the kids.
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