Tag Archives: development

Know Your ACEs So Your Kid Doesn’t Know ACEs

What exactly are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)? ACEs are adverse childhood experiences that harm children’s developing brains, leading to changing how they respond to stress and damaging their immune systems so profoundly that the effects show up decades later. ACEs … Continue reading

Age Three And Four Can Seem Like Night and Day!

Three and four may live right next door to one another. But, when you’re speaking about a child and their personal development, they can be as different as night and day. 3 AND 4 IN CONTEXT One important thing to … Continue reading

Do An ASQ At Home

Did you know you can get a free online ASQ and use it to follow your child’s developmental progress? Parents can use an ASQ to check their child’s natural developmental and, if you do enough of them, you can make … Continue reading

The Perseverance Zone

Babies naturally possess an astonishing determinedness. Think of the pre-crawler; a baby will scoot herself over to a much-wanted toy that is juuuust out of reach. Think of the toddler known for sometimes stubborn attempts to “do it myself.” We … Continue reading

Road Warrior Family

Ian fell into the life of a road warrior rather easily. When Ian was born, I was commuting every weekend from our home east of Sacramento to Los Angeles to host a weekly radio show. The trip was a 6-hour … Continue reading