5 Weeks Old Early Learning Program


October 27 – November 1, 2014 Age: 5 weeks old Curriculum: early learning / infant stimulation program outlined in How Smart is Your Baby by Glenn Doman. Stages she is currently in: Stage III visual (seeing), Stage II-III auditory (hearing development), Stage II-III tactile (feeling sensation), Stage I-II mobility (gross motor movement), Stage II-III language (speech development), Stage I-II manual (use of hands). Above are the activities we did for this week. The little numbers next to the activity tell you what stage or stages the activities coincide with in How Smart […]

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4 Weeks Old: Newborn Early Learning Program


October 19-25, 2014 Age: 4 weeks old Stage: stage I-II and possibly a little stage III Curriculum: early learning / infant stimulation program outlined in How Smart is Your Baby by Glenn Doman. What can I say about this week? Well, I took a lot of pictures. Aria turned one month old on Tuesday and I had to document this occasion with quite a few variations of a monthly photo: monthly photo on blanket (to show growth), one with mom, one with […]

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Review of Free Sample Materials from Teaching Children Music


Music education is one area that I feel like we have really slacked in over the years. It was always hard for me to stay consistent, even though I knew in my head how important it was. It was just difficult to keep it up and stay motivated, especially with a lack of materials and a lack of much knowledge on my part. Which is why I’m really, really excited about this Kickstarter campaign from Teaching-Children-Music.com. Tamsyn Spackman, the creator, […]

3 Weeks Old: Newborn Early Learning Program


Aria was three weeks old this week. This is a summary of our week using the early learning / infant stimulation program outlined in How Smart is Your Baby by Glenn Doman. This week we sort of fell off the bandwagon when it came to Aria’s early learning program. I mean, we still “did stuff”. But it wasn’t the consistency super-week I was hoping it would be. In fact for half of the week she didn’t even use her crawling track because it was… […]

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2 Weeks Old: Newborn Early Learning Program


Aria was two weeks old this week. This is a summary of our week using the early learning / infant stimulation program outlined in How Smart is Your Baby by Glenn Doman. We had a bit of a “boring” week this week. Nothing really too new or exciting, just soaking up all of these precious newborn cuddles and scents and expressions. This is what our program looked like, pretty much identical to last week: Visual stimulation: lots of high-contrast patterns to look at, […]

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