As the founder of Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE), Magda Gerber has spent decades helping new mothers and fathers give their children the best possible start in life. Her successful parenting approach harnesses the power of this basic fact: Your baby is unique and will grow in confidence if allowed to develop at his or her own pace. The key to successful parenting is learning to observe your child and trust him or her to be an initiator, an explorer, a self-learner with an individual style of problem solving and mastery.
Allison gives an overview of the book:
My grandmother was a storyteller. She told me bedtime stories about her travels around the world, especially about her months in Japan. Mema is gone now, but I'll never forget her tale about the little girl rescued from a sinking ship, how she stood on the deck and ducked a...