HIGHER LEVEL PARENTING
I. BASICS
2. Baby Signals
fr_10903a2_1II. BABY SIGNALS
Learning to recognize and respond appropriately to Baby Signals is one of the most rewarding things a parent can do. Think of them as steps in the dance of human interaction. When you respond appropriately to a baby's signal, you are dancing with them; and they feel a sense of satisfaction, a sense of accomplishment, of competence, a feeling that they are in a world that understands them. You can see with your own eyes how good they feel. They feel good because you have understood them, and you feel good because you have been able to meet their needs and help them to feel good. It's a self-reinforcing cycle that spirals upward. And you don't need to know a lot of signals to experience a quantum leap in richness of communication between your baby and yourself.

1. Paying Attention
2. The Sixth Instinct
3. Ready to Learn
4. Sunflower Effect
5. Looking Away
6. Levels of Arousal
7. Shyness Game
8. The Coo
9. Coo and Talk
10. What It Sounds Like
11. Plate Stare
12. Clear Signals
13. I Protest
14. Ack-Ack Sound
15. Tray-Pound1
16. Tray-Pound2
17. Uh-Oh!
18. Checking Faces
19. Checks Out Mom

 

 

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