Apparently babies being babies is a "problem". We must fix this or we'll have raging brats running rampant. Oddly this idea doesn't seem to fit with the rest of human history. Or science.
Knowing how your day will generally go is harmless. But when parents start trying to dictate their days down to the hours, regardless of whether this was “guided by baby” or set up by someone else, we start to see problems, and it should be no surprise – babies aren’t meetings or appointments, they’re people.
“What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.” - P.D. James
In this lesson, I hope to outline for you the myriad ways in which touch affects our lives and why any advice that promotes a reduction in touch isn’t serving to help our children at all.
Have you ever been fed, clothed, and dry and still been sad? Or scared? Or simply felt the need for human contact? If you answered no, you are either a psychopath or lying.
You call yourselves “baby whisperers” and “experts” on how to get babies to sleep and though you write books telling parents exactly how to care for their children, it seems as though you all require a bit of a brush up on your education.