Monthly Archives: January 2016

Importance of Stimulation to Infant Development

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Have you ever looked at your infant and thought about how you can make sure that your child will grow well? If this is your goal, you have to be a good parent but being a good parent can be defined differently.

Some may define good parents as people who would take care of their children well while others would define good parenting if a father and son or mother and daughter have a good relationship with each other. Being a good parent may mean being balanced but no parent is ever perfect. The best that a parent may do is to stimulate the development of your child so that when he/she grows, it will be apparent through the way that he/she thinks.

Reading is a stimulation that you may choose to do. You may think that reading will only be futile because your child cannot understand the language yet but when you read to your child, the words may actually be remembered even when they are older. Reading can help in school and in other life activities your child will encounter in the future.

You have to remember that each child is different. Most babies are born with basic skills while there are also some babies who are more advanced than usual. There are even some who are superior although this is not common. You may choose the baby stimulation activities that you will do based on what you think your child needs. Remember that you are the one who should help your child grow.

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Life came first

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When you have cancer, it’s like you enter a new time zone: the Cancer Zone. Everything in the Tropic of Cancer revolves around your health or your sickness. I didn’t want my whole life to revolve around cancer. Life came first; cancer came second.

— Regina Brett

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