Excellent ideas for fostering closeness and healthy independence... easy to browse format of anecdotes and information arranged in chronological order. -- Children's Literature, 1998, by Deborah Zink Roffino
Readers will find plenty of wisdom and common sense on these pages. -- Publisher's Weekly, January 1998
This book gave me a practical guide to giving my children enough room... has been an amazing resource for me. -- O, Oprah's Magazine, May 2005, by Felicity Huffman
From the Publisher
Here is the "RIE" method, the increasingly popular, common-sense approach to child-raising, created by a renowned infant specialist and founder of Resources for Infant Educarers. Explains how to use observation as the main tool for growth and learning, when to intervene and when to encourage independence, how to connect with a baby through daily tasks, and how to build trust, endurance and optimism in a child.