Weekly Trip to the Library

Touchpoints Birth to Three by T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. The past two days we quoted T. Berry Brazelton, M.D. in two articles that show his empathy for mothers and deep respect for in-home childcare providers. See his list of best characteristics a great caregiver should have by clicking here. His book, Touchpoints, is easy to […]

Parents that Have Separation Anxiety

What Parents Need to Know to Feel Comfortable with a CaregiverIn the book Touchpoints the Essential Reference, T. Berry Brazelton, M. D, explains, “We are all aware of how critical a nurturing environment can be to a small child, and that separation from a parent is traumatic in itself.” But what about when the parent […]

Nannies, What’s Your Advice for Weaning Children Off the Pacifier?

Pat Cascio, Owner of Morningside Nannies in Houston, Texas and The Association of Premier Nanny Agencies 2008 Agency of the Year award winner emailed Be the Best Nanny Newsletter stating, “I would love to hear what professional nannies have to say about giving up the pacifier by age two.” Well known pediatrician and author of […]