Interesting read...this is definitely a hot topic!
I felt this exact same way last night when my 2 year old decided he did not want to go to bed...good read!
Parts of the brain related to emotion, reward processing, facial recognition and social functioning are also amped by hearing from mom. In short, a child's ability to communicate socially is in a large way affected by how he or she reacts to mom's voice.
My daughter doesn’t want to be a princess. She doesn’t love pink. She does, however, love the color blue to the point of obsession. Always has and maybe always will. She dislikes wearing long, frilly dresses that hamper her love of climbing and jumping. Most of the time she’s in leggings or shorts.
I think there are many girls like this in the world. And I think that’s awesome.
When Brooke Bleyl started job hunting after taking 10 years off to care for her children, her interviews did not go well.
As a new mother, I have been thinking a lot about what I want birthdays to look like in our family.