Tag Archives: Development

The I Love You Hugs – Meaningful Moves™

Many different movements that cultivate safety are presented in a Meaningful Moves® workshop or session but one of my favorites is the “I Love You Hugs”.  This movement can be practiced with the youngest of babies and is also great for toddlers, children and people of all sizes and shapes.  You can even modify it for yourself, and find yourself more easily and calmly reacting to the situations that may at one time have been a bit rattling.  Start your practice with your babies, children and yourself today!  I hope you enjoy the video of the “I Love You Hugs” and remember, leave me your comments on how it works for you!  Continue reading

Tummy Time Solutions

Many parents come to me saying, “My baby HATEs tummy time!” Recently a mom at the Milk Mama Café told me how her baby cries and throws a fit every time she “tries tummy time.” As this mom was expressing her frustration, I could see in my mind the baby clenching her fists, arcing her back and screaming until she was rescued from the floor.  Most recommendations for tummy time simply state that babies need to spend time on their belly without giving you any practical ways to help your baby make it an enjoyable learning experience. Continue reading