A cutting-edge handbook for parents from a pioneer in infant brain development Should you really read to your baby? Can teaching a baby sign language. Dr Jill Stamm, a leading authority in infant brain development, uses the latest scientific research to show how parents can nurture their child’s. Bright from the Start: The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind from Birth to Age 3 offers scientific reasoning.

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Stamm translates the latest neuroscience findings into clear explanations and practical suggestions, demonstrating the importance of the simple ways you interact with your child every day. New parents are often overwhelmed with information and advice, and in an effort to give their babies the best chances in life they buy DVDs, CDs, toys, and gear all meant to make them smarter. Jill StammPaula Spencer.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Not that the ideas were bad or ill thought out This is a simpler version of Superbaby. May 11, Liz rated it really liked it Shelves: I just don’t need to them so they feel a bit eye-rolling to me and even slightly inane D place mat play Play-Doh preschool programs reading response routine School Link Sciences screen sensory Sesame Street singing skills sounds stimulation story stress structures talk things tion toddler touch toys visual watch what’s wiring bfight York young children.

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Bright From The Start

The book accomplished what it promised it would for me: But they need it more consistently and earlier than it is often provided.

Nov 10, Brittany rated it it was ok Shelves: This is one book i wish i picked up early, but it’s still every helpful and incredibly educational.


Stamm also emphasizes that as they grow, simple things around the house like socks, pots and pans, chalk and a driveway or footpath, flowers, stones, and leaves in the yard are often much more fun and educational that the latest high tech toy or DVD.

In Bright from the Start, Jill translates the latest frrom findings into clear explanations and practical suggestions, showing you the importance of thw simple ways you interact with your child every day.

I highly recommend this book to parents and professionals in the field of early childhood education. The writer had both a “normal” daughter and one with cerebral palsey, so she was particularly sensitive to developmental milestones, encouraging parents to focus on what they can do rather what the child “should” be doing. That’s exactly what I wanted to know! I highly recommend this one. They are both such great ways to build and give attention, bond, and communicate with baby. A leading authority in infant brain development, she makes new, remarkable findings accessible to everyone in Bright from the Start.

Dec 14, Kate McElfatrick rated it liked it. Though there isn’t one big idea or take away that will drastically change my parenting, I appreciated the simple reassurance that things I’ve already been doing are backed stat loads of brigut.

Books by Jill Stamm.

Stamm routinely includes developmental charts devoted to parenting behaviors. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. You don’t need fancy degrees or costly gadgets to foster your baby’s mind. It is a proof that the baby learned frpm to coordinate their left and right systems 5 Screentime – Screen time before she 2 is correlated with ADHD and even weight gain.

I love and fully agree with her emphasis on communication. She should notes that quick response is especially vital in infancy, from the newborn period through 6 months, but that crying in and of itself will not cause lasting damage.


Be cautious that most recommended activities, brigght or toys are not science-backed. Stamm highlights her stance in the whole spectrum of early childhood development within the first few pages of the book.

Baby Brain Box – Bright From The Start Book – Author Dr. Jill Stamm, Ph.D. – Child Development

A cutting-edge handbook for parents, from a pioneer in infant brain development, that bridges the gap between the most current neuroscience and practical parenting techniques Dr. I haven’t got around finishing it.

I found this book incredibly helpful and useful. ABC’s of baby brain development: The one area I contend with is her aversion to prolonged crying. Is all TV bad, or only some TV? This author has a daughter who was born a preemie. You need to be present.

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It all boils down to three points: I too missed it. Should I really read to my baby? I love love love reading time with my little one and he always calms right down when we start a game of itsy bitsy spider or giggles the moment wheels on the bus begins. As a pediatrician, I’m always on the look out for useful, practical guide books for motivated parents.

Make sure they are open to ideas and the latest research on child development. Well, four stars proves I lost that battle. Stamm explained concepts about how children develop attention that I haven’t read anywhere else.