Synesthesia: a baby’s senses are all mixed up
Your baby’s senses are continually developing. They can hear and feel better than before. And yet, your baby still does… Read more
The importance of mental development
People are inclined to look at the visible end result. Is baby walking already? Can baby talk yet? Of course,… Read more
Things your baby can do but you cannot
Your baby enters this world as a small, helpless creature, and without you they cannot survive. And yet, you will… Read more
When can a child do what?
Everybody would of course like to know when their child will roll over, crawl and walk, but children are not… Read more
Ignoring a baby is disastrous for their brain development
No matter how small your child is they have a dire need for contact with you. That is shown in… Read more
When can my pre-toddler or toddler…?
Up to the age of pre-toddler your baby’s physical, mental and emotional development progresses in gradual steps. The interim steps… Read more
Pre-toddler and toddler tantrums!
Tantrums can occur once your toddler has taken their ninth leap in mental development (at about 15 months). To avoid… Read more
Your baby and the fear of strangers and separation anxiety
For about 7 months your baby likes everyone and anyone. If someone smiles at them they smile back. When you… Read more
Every child develops in their own way
It is well known that there are vast differences in the ages at which children can do something for the… Read more
Your baby’s speech and language development
Every baby develops at their own pace, but what are the milestones in a baby’s speech and language development? A… Read more
Babies and crying
All babies cry. But how do you recognize your baby’s different crying sounds to identify what is wrong? In this… Read more
Vacation Checklist: What to take with you for your baby?
Many families take too much when they go on holiday. Logical, because of course you want your baby to miss… Read more
Leap 1: It doesn’t last forever
Kelsey (30), an American working at Heineken, living a chaotic and beautiful life in Amsterdam with her Dutch boyfriend Rolf… Read more
Leap 3: An emotional journey
Forest (31) (@dad.ish) to Erin (30), dad to babygirl Sloane (17 weeks) Emotions I became a dad this spring. I get… Read more