The Grandmother Problem
Transcript: Grandmother problems. Do you have them? For example a grandmother unable to let a new parent learn how to take care of their own baby, in their own way. or a new parent using their new role to get back at a mother they think did everything wrong by rejecting all offers of help…
Crawling is Cultural… and Unnecessary
What if crawling is unnecessary? There are cultures in which babies are not allowed to crawl and are never given floor time. What effect does that have on their development?
Aradia WyndhamA world of babies, Aboriginal, alma gottlieb, ancient, animalistic, Australia, baby proofing, babywearing, back to sleep, Bali, Barbara Rogoff, behavorial problems, Beng, bugaboo, carrying, Central America, central anatolia, Central Desert, child sacrifice, childrens bureau, Coolamon, Cornell India Project, Cornell University, corporeal punishment, crawling positions, crawling robot, culture, danger, delay, depth perception, developmental milestones, dirt cough, disability, featured, fireplaces, grandmothers, Hatsumi Maretzki, Hogbin, hypotonia, independence, India, Indonesia, infant carriers, infant development, James Doyle, Japan, John T. Hitchcock, Judy Deloache, learning disabilities, Leigh Minturn, Met Museum, neurological development, New Guinea, Nyabutan, Okinawa, Old Law, Olmec, Parraja, pulling up, put baby on the ground, Rajput, roomba, siblings, Six Cultures, socioeconomics, Sophia Peirroutsakos, stroller, Sunil Agrawak, superivison, superstitions, Taira, teaching, tete, The afterlife is where we come from, The Cultural Nature of Human Development, Thomas Maretzki, toys, tummy time, Turkey, walking, Warlpiri, Wogeo, work
Infant Care in Taira, Okinawa | 1950-60’s
A lot has been said about Okinawan culture in the Attachment Parenting community, let’s set the record straight: from the moms who return to work after a few months maternity leave, to the siblings and grandmothers who strap the baby to their backs as they go about their days, and the hard-knocks school of weaning.
Aradia Wyndhamabortion, advice, agriculture, ancestor worship, annullment, baby led weaning, baby proofing, babysitters, behavior in labor, birth control, blank slate, breastfeeding, breastfeeding position, celebrations, climate change, cloth diapers, confinement, contraceptives, cosleeping, cowlicks, crawling, crying, diaper rash, digestion, discipline, disposable diapers, elders, elimination communication, family meals, featured, food cravings, generational, gift from the gods, grandmothers, Hatsumi Maretzki, head support, high priestess, imprinting on a fetus, Japan, Japanese, labor position, mansang, maternity leave, morning sickness, moxa-cauterized, neglect, nobility, offerings, Okinawa, Okinawan, pacific, patriarchy, placenta, postpartum help, Pregnancy, rice oracles, rituals, sexism, Shuri, siblings, Six Cultures, socioeconomics, stilted house, strap carry, superstitions, swaddling, Taira, temperment, temporary name, thatch, Thomas Maretzki, typhoons, U.S. Military, urine burns, using the breast for comfort, weaning, westernization, wet nursing, working mom, WWII, yukajiru