May 4, 2016


Deborah Carlisle Solomon, author of “Baby Knows Best” appeared on HuffPost Live to discuss the true premise of RIE. And it’s not about treating babies like adults. “We believe babies should be treated like babies,” Solomon said. “[But] respect is the underlying founda...

A nine-month-old in a RIE class in Silverlake, California, was observed playing with contented concentration for 19 minutes with a cotton scarf.  He did eveything you could think of with that cloth: shook it, squeezed it, flipped it, transferred it from hand to hand, p...

May 9, 2015

Baby in a RIE Parenting class takes a toy and tries to give it back to another -- an early attempt to "play".


April 15, 2015

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This may seem like commonsense advice, but it’s not what we’re often taught in our competitive, fast-paced society, says Fernandez, the director of the Redwood City class, who ran RIE-based childcare services for the U.S. Army for sev...

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When you hold an infant, hold him not just with your body, but with your mind and heart.  --Magda Gerber