Brain Rules for Baby

Review: Brain Rules for Baby: How to Raise a Smart and Happy Child from Zero to Five Want to make your baby a genius? There’s good news and bad news. The bad news: virtually all of the commercial products that claim to boost your baby’s IQ have no proven effect. The good news: there ARE [...]

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How To Praise Your Child

I don’t often get into neuro-parenting here, but I thought this particular research finding was interesting enough to single out. (I mentioned it in my Managing by Mistakes post last week, too.) The short story is that a lot of what parents and teachers think about praising children and building self-esteem is dead wrong. Well-intended [...]

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