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No Bad Kids

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Another opportunity to deepen your understanding and practice of RIE. This book is a collection of information on varying topics regarding interacting and raising children.  The chapters are short, easy to read and get right to the point. Very helpful for parents of toddlers and parents who are easily frustrated by children pushing their buttons.…

Your Self-Confident Baby

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Magda Gerber is one of Our Neighborhood’s favorite authors and she is the founder of RIE, Resources for Infant Educarers. In the book “Your Self-Confident Baby”, Magda provides basic principles for families as they start to explore and develop their parenting style. We have found Baby Knows Best our favorite RIE resource because it is…

Dear Parent: Caring for Infants with Respect

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On many of the Our Neighborhood best books lists,  Dear Parent offers a beautiful invitation for new parents to prepare for a new baby without the guilt that is so prevalent in our society. “Dear Parent” was the first resource that inspired Our Neighborhood’s exploration and adoption of the RIE, Resources for Infant Educarers, principles.…

Being with Babies

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Good option for new infant teachers curious about the RIE approach in group care. This is an easy to read book for new teachers, the chapters are short and simple. The principles of this book are applicable in most early childhood settings and a great beginner starting point.

Baby Knows Best

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Our first recommendation for expecting families, an Our Neighborhood favorite. “Baby Knows Best” clearly explains the principles of RIE, Resources for Infant Educarers, through the eyes of the modern world. Deborah Carlisle Solomon outlines the tenets of RIE with specific details and stories to help parents begin to reflect on the parent they want to…

1, 2, 3 The Toddler Years

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“1, 2, 3… The Toddler Years” is a fabulous resource for parents of budding toddlers. This book will help you see your growing toddler as strong and capable while providing you skills to understand your child and support your child to cooperate. This is a great read for parents who want to build peaceful, respectful,…