What is RIE Parenting?
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 foundation of this approach to being with babies.” https://www.huffpost.com/entry/rie-parenting-treating-baby-with-respect_n_4681448 #RIE #MagdaGerber #parentInfantGuidanceclass #infant #toddler #mothers
Observation of infant aged nine months
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, pushed it, pulled it, put it on his foot, hand, head, in his mouth, rubbed himself with it, threw it away and fetched it back, scrubbed the floor and wall with it, sat on it, lay down on it, played peek-a-boo wit
Babies Learning to Play
Baby in a RIE Parenting class takes a toy and tries to give it back to another -- an early attempt to "play". #JanetLansbury #play #baby #learn #confidence #secure #fun #mothers #infant #toddler #twins